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Chicago State University 

9500 South Martin Luther King Drive 

Chicago, Illinois 60628 









CSU Anniversary Celebration 


Campus Life 


Year in Review 







Martha Vincenty 


Rod Heidelberg 

Managing Editor 

Eric Nunnally 

Copy Editor 

Carol Cuadrado 

Co-Copy Editor 

George Brockman 


Jackie Jordan 


Julia Dawson 


Vorice Hayes 





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University Chicago, Ilunois 60628-1598 

BoAM> Of Governors UNiviRsmES q^^^^ ^^ ^^ Presided 

Cook Administration Building 

This year found Chicago State University involved in a very special 
commemoration — the celebration of 125 years of quality education. 
Over the past year, we have experienced many successes that have 
helped to enhance the celebration of our university's anniversary. 
This edition of Emblem, not only fondly recalls the events that 
have shaped Chicago State University in the academic year 1991- 
1992, but retraces each step toward progress that this great 
institution has made for a century-and-a-quarter . 

This-special anniversary year has been a busy one for me. But one 
that has caused me to stop and reflect with pride on Chicago State 
University's past, to look with determination and clear-eyed vision 
at its future, and to proudly acknowledge the accomplishments of 
the moment. I am most proud of what we gave achieved during this 
academic year. 

Last fall, enrollment reached an all-time high, as 8,004 students 
enrolled at CSU. Innovation has replaced inertia and apathy in the 
areas of admissions, student support services, registration, 
financial assistance and retention. We have all become winners as 
a result of our innovative and flexible spirit. "Seize the moment" 
has become our winning motto. 

To our graduates, I say, first, congratulations on your 
accomplishment. As you look ahead to your first professional job, 
upgrading your present status in the workplace, or continuing your 
education, don't lose that winning spirit. Use the history of CSU 
to remind yourselves that progress, however miniscule, leads to big 
successes and accomplishments. 

To you, our returning student, I sincerely appreciate your 
cooperation in making this an exceptional year for all of us. I 
wish you continued success here at CSU. And may we all continue to 
seize each moment as if it is our only one! 


Von Freeman and John Von Ohlen, both interna- 
tionally acclaimed artists, headlined Chicago State 
University's "JAZZ FEST 92" on March 5 at the Univ- 
ersity's Breakey Theatre. 

The gala concert also featured CSU Jazz Combo, 
Jazz Tech Big Band, a Chicago professional band, and 
about 10 area high school jazz bands. 

Freeman, a tenor saxist, and Ohlen, a drummer, 
worked with area high school students throughout the 
day, and were featured as performers during the eve- 
ning concert. 

"Freeman, who has been performing for 40 years, 
is the Southside father of jazz and regarded by many 
people as a Chicago Jazz legend all over the world," 
said Robert Parton, director of CSU Jazz Studies and 
Trumpet. "He has been responsible for the start of 
many Chicago jazz artist. 

Ohlen has been playing for 35 years, and is the driv- 
ing force to quite a few bands in the Cincinnati area 
including being the "founding father" to the Blue Wisp 
Jazz Club." 

The afternoon concert involved high school and col- 
lege jazz bands, and was open to the public. 

In the evening, the "JAZZ FEST 92" featured the 
Jazz Combo and the Tech Band. 

This year's jazz festival, which follows last year's 
highly successful gala concert, was sponsored by the 
Jazz Association and the CSU Music Department. 

Robert Parton (above), Director of Jazz Studies on trum- 

John Von Ohlen, guest artist on drums (left photo). 

CSU student Rob Brown on tenor saxaphone with guest 
artist Al Hood on trumpet (right photo). 

Rob Parton's Jazz Tech Big Band mak- 
ing "JAZZ FEST 92" a successful event 
one more vear. 

Tony Vacca on tenor saxaphone from the Jazz Tech Big Band (left 

Mark Smith (left) and Robert Parton, co-directors of '"JAZZ FEST 92" 

Mr. and Ms 

Shaunita Fleming and Antoine Bolden 

On Wednesday November 6, Chicago State Uni- 
versity held its Mr. and Ms. CSU Pageant at the 
Breakey Theatre in the Douglas Library. The event 
had a nice turnout. Marki D. Lemons the chairperson 
of the S.G.A. programming committee, started the 
opening ceremonies with welcoming students, faculty 
and guest speakers to the event. 

Keli Williams, assistant chairperson of S.G.A. pro- 
gramming committee, introduced the master of cer- 
emonies Mr. Richard Steele, deejay of radio station 
V-103. Guest speakers were Trisha Mann, Ms. Black 
Chicago 1990 who sang the Black national anthem 
'Lift Every Voice and Sing', and Dana Dunn Smith, 
author of the book 'Faces In the Sun'. The judges were 
Gena Fuller (Hairstylist), Bernita Jordan (Jordan's 
Beauty^upply), Trish Mann (Ms. Upscale Magazine), 
Walter O'Neill (CSU associate director of Financial 
Aid), Gus Redmond, Dana Dunn Smith (Poet), Larry 
Williams (CSU acting assistant vice President for Stu- 
dent Affairs) and Tracey Williams (WKKC). The pag- 
eant started with the contestants answering questions 
about life in general. Then the contestants displayed 

BotVm Photos L-RrfhrprrfOTmancrw^^^^^ their best talent on stage. 

into a frenzy. Vicki Moore vying for the title of Ms. CSU. Antoine Bolden and Shaunita Flemmg were crowned 

Mr. and Ms. CSU. The first runners-up were David 
Delano Hicks and Shelley Kimmons. The second run- 
ners-up were Khalid Scott and Elaine Strong. 

Top Photo: Christopher Dockens showing his talent. 

Christmas Concert: 

On Friday evening, Dec. 6, the Chicago State 
University's (CSU) chorus held a Christmas concert 
followed by a "Festival of Lights" as part of the 
university's 125th anniversary celebration. The con- 
cert took place in the Breakey Theatre where many 
gathered for the event. 

Music Director Donald Doig and the chorus were 
groomed in traditional African dress and the room 
was peppered with spiritual energy emitting from 
those upon the stage unto the audience. Children 
from Chicago State's day care center made up the 
majority of the audience. They sat attentively as 
the chorus went into its first number. Pres. Dr. Do- 
lores Cross was in attendance. 

The chorus' harmonic a cappela renditions of the 
twelve song selection were musical treats to the ears 
of all present, and were traditionally associated with 
the holiday season. The chorus' version of these 
classic tunes were much more fulfilling. "Coventry 
Carol" was stimulating with its rhythmic African 
drum beat and "Riu, riu chiu's" dazzling pace and 
intense solos danced playfully with the senses. 

"Carol of the Bells" was beautifully sublime as 
hypnotic vibes captured the audience encouraging 
them to a blissful applause at its conclusion. 

The last two songs were perhaps the hardest felt. 
"Song of the Shepherds" featured two incredibly 
motivating solos from Misty Blackman and Eric 
Martin, while Phyllis Overstreet and John Morris 
delivered powerfully soulful solos for "Go Tell It 
On The Mountain." At the audience's request both 
songs were featured in an encore presentation. 

After the concert, the audience and performers 
were invited outside to attend the "Festival of 
Lights". Spectators formed a circle with Pres. Cross 
in the center standing behind a podium. Christmas 
carols were sung as the CSU president threw the 
switch resulting in several lighted trees becoming 
aglow. After the lights were turned on the audience 
re-entered the building where they were served re- 

Music Director Donald Doig 

Festival of Lights 

p. Overstreet singing and playing the tambourine 
joyfully. Misty Buckley and another choir member 
giving it all they have. 

CSU Concert Choir spreading Christmas cheer 
with songs from around the world. Dr. Dolores 
Cross, Music Director Donald Doig and mem- 
bers of the choir. 

125th Anniversary Kick 

With musical fanfare, a dramatic presentation of its his- 
tory, and a salute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Chicago 
State University (CSU) 125th Anniversary Kick-Off Cele- 
bration took place on January 15 in the Robinson University 

The kick-off celebration was the formal opener for a year- 
long series of events commemorating and highlighting Chi- 
cago State University's evolution and successes over a cen- 
tury and a quarter. 

CSU President Dolores E. Cross opened the program with 
a welcome address. Songadina Ifatungi, an assistant profes- 
sor of english and speech, and director of the University's 
theater department, acted as master of ceremonies and de- 
livered a dramatic presentation of Chicago State University's 

In a special highlight, Illinois Poet Laureate and CSU Dis- 
tinguished Prof. Gwendolyn Brooks shared a poem dedicated 
to the faculty, staff, students, and alumni of CSU. Other 
special dedications included an acknowledgement of the 
birthday of slain civil rights giant who was born on January 
15, 1929 and would have been 63 years old this year. 

The Chicago State University Jazz Band provided the mu- 
sical fanfare and the CSU Concert Choir, under the direction 
of CSU Professor Donald Doig, performed several songs. A 
local Mariachi band added a Latin musical flavor to the 

Off Celebration 

Pictures on opposite page starting 
clockwise: Dr. Dolores Cross greet- 
ing the guests. Gwendolyn Brooks 
reading the poem dedicated to all 
of CSU. Gwendolyn Brooks, Haki 
Madhubuti. and Dr. Dolores Cross 
and the audience singing CSU's 
fight song. 

Pictures on this page from left to right: CSU Concert Choir celebrating 
with songs. David Blackmon, editor-in-chief of TEMPO, handing out flags 
to the audience. Christopher Dockens reading excerpts from Dr. Martin L. 
King's "I Have A Dream" speech. 

First Annual Conference 

Creative Writing, Criticism 

Creative writing, criticism and publishing were among 
a litany of diverse, yet related, subjects discussed and dis- 
sected by more than 20 prominent African-American po- 
ets, novelists, editors, playwrights, historians and critics 
during Chicago State's first annual conference on Black 
literature on Oct. 18 and 19. 

"Developing a Liberating Worldview" was the theme of 
the two-day conference as an estimated 400 students, as- 
piring writers and other interested Chicagoans convened 
in Robinson University Center in the successful event, 
which was organized by poet/publisher Haki Madhubuti, 
CSU professor of English. 

In addition to advancing the cause of Black writers and 
poets in their ongoing struggle to write about the Black 
experience, the conference was designed to celebrate the 
works and accomplishments of Chicago State's Distin- 
guished Professor Gwendolyn Brooks, who was feted dur- 
ing a special dinner banquet on the conference's final day. 

Among the conference's distinguished participants were 
poets Pearl Cleage, Mari Evans, Joyce Ann Joyce, D.H. 
Melhem, Sterling Plumpp, Sonia Sanchez, and Useni Eu- 
gene Perkins, among others. 

Historian/critic Paula Giddings, producer/director 
Abena Joan Brown, novelist J. California Cooper and crit- 
ic/poet Fred Hord were also on hand to provide an array 
of insights and experience into the world of Black litera- 

The conference was kicked off with a press briefing to introduce participants and key speakers, in- 
cluding Susan Taylor, editor-in-chief of Essence magazine, who received the first annual Contributors 
Arts Award from the Gwendolyn Brooks Center. Later, a reception featuring musical selections from 
CSU's Jazz Ensemble preceded a poetry reading in which such poets as Dudley Randall and Eugene 
Redmond, among others, read selections to an audience that paid rapt attention. 

The second day began with a welcome address from CSU President Dr. Dolores Cross, in which she 
thanked Madhubuti for his efforts as director of the Gwendolyn Brooks Center, which is now temporarily 
housed in the Douglas Library. There are plans to build a separate facility on campus next year. 

The highlights of the second day was a series of nine concurrent and well attended workshops that 
addressed a myriad of topics including "Black Women in Literature/Criticism," "Children's Literature," 
and "Publishing". A workshop on "Multiculturalism and the Black Writer" was moderated by Dr. Donda 
West, associate professor in CSU's English department, and historian/editor Beverly Guy-Sheftall mod- 
erated a session on "Non-Fiction and Autobiography." 

Each workshop was structured to allow writers and poets opportunities to discuss relevant issues before 
the audience joined in a question-answer period. 

The conference was capped that evening with a special dinner banquet honoring Brooks, who was the 
subject of tributes by poet/novelist Ishmael Reed and novelist John A. Williams, to name a few. Essence 
Editor Taylor delivered the keynote, and invited Lerone Bennett, executive editor of Ebony magazine, 
to make a few remarks. 

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Black Literature 
Conference Participants 

Abena Joan Brown 

Pearl Cleage 

Cyrus Colter 

•I. California Cooper 

Mari Evans 

Paula Giddings 

Fred Hord 

Joyce Ann Jove 

Woodie King, Jr. 
Fiction Writer/Pla 

D.H. Melhem 

Sterling Plumpp 

Dudley Randall 

Eugene B. Redmond 

Ishmael Reed 

Sonia Sanchez 

Beverly Guy-Sheftall 

John A. Williams 

Stephen C. Wright 

Essence magazine Editor-in-Chief 
Susan Taylor (left) and CSU Distin- 
guished Prof. Gwendolyn Brooks dis- 
cussing Black literature. 

Poets Mari Evans (left) and Sonia 
Sanchez fielding questions during 


Student Government 


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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Joseph Wesley, 
Tony Rozille, Nikki McClellan, Emile Spear- 
man, Kimberly Murchison, Kevin Blackman, 
Shauntia Fleming, Kelli Williams, Carlton 
Jackson, and Khalid Scott 



Association of Government 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, First Row: Bev- 
erly Davidson, Jim Otokiti, Emily Tyler 
(President), Dr. R. Gupta (Advisor), Natilee 
Simon. Second Row: Tonya McClendon, 
Charis Parrott, Brenda Burse, Gary Grzes- 
iak, Thecla Hippolyte, David Hannah, Third 
Row: Lee Bandy, Joell Mitchell, Eleanor 
Miller, Tanya Towns, Dominque Bachemin, 
Henry White. 



Hotel Restaurant 
Management Organization 


mela Wiggins, William Crawford Jr., Leticia 
Rodriquez, Lynette Kelley, Gerard Gue, Ve- 
ronica L. Turner. Second Row: Kimberly 
McKnight, Marva Tyner, Anthony T. New- 
man, Kyp Prince, Traci Lockhart. Not Pic- 
tured: Jacquelyn Jordan, Ileen Johnson, and 
Vera Threatt. 

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Political Science Club 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Nicole Scott, Ka- 
trina. and Tina Crum. 



Occupational Therapy 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, First Row: Shir- 
ley Hyde, Anjali Sane, Regina Stovall, Beth 
Wittbrodt, (Advisor), Karen Cahill, Elaine 
Smith, Veronica Huston, Debra Harris. Sec- 
ond Row: Lily Chain, Lori Sellers, Kristine 
Rzepka, Darice Schultz, Diane Hawthorne, 
Jennifer Davis, Eugenia Bates. Third Row: 
Monique Redmond, Loretta Hudgins, Karen 
Hotletzky, Krista Lieser, Terry Benovsky, 
Leslie Wynne, Cheryl Johnson. Fourth Row: 
Pamela Harris, Terri Castaner, Chris Stan- 
iszeski, Trish Fowler, Fenetre Payne, Pamela 
Mack, William Shepherd, Sharon Hollis. 
Fifth Row: Sharon Flenorl, Andy Stedt, Ed- 
win Brisker. 











Organization of Latin 
American Students 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, First Row: Leticia 
Rodriguez, Adela Hernandez, John Martinez 
(Advisor), Elizabeth Ortiz (Advisor), Jose A. 
Carrillo (President), Maria J. Gomez, Evelyn 
Bajarano. Second Row: Michael L. Medina, S.N. 
lakhri, Seward Morales, Lowi A. Williams, Ger- 
ard Gue, Victoria Urbina, Margarito Zuniga. 



Clayhouse Ceramic Club 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, First Row: Juanita 
Wallace, Victoria Jackson, Marva Jolly (Advi- 
sor), Maria Colon, Kelsey Dupont. Second Row: 
Kim Smith, Durley Rankin, Zeola Thomas, Re- 
ginald Johnson, Jacqueline Beard, Evelyn Hen- 
ton, Eugene Wade. Last Row: Henry West, 
Flozell Thomas, Famous Smith, and Willa 


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Fashion Society 


FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, First Row: Bar- 
bara Summage, Latrice Thomas, Arlena 
Tucker, Angel Acey, Monique Hudson, An- 
gela Carrington. Second Row: Jacqueline 
Watson, A. Brooks, Requina Nelms, Eric 
Austin, Howard Cumbulanden, and Carrie 


Phi Lambda Sigma 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Maura Lyons, Wil- 
lie Morris Jr., Elsie Doss, Richard Glass, and 
Sherby Philpot. Not Pictured: Dr. Lisa Ray- 
mond, Micheal Minnella, Ronald Wright, Myr- 
tle Morgan, James Burg, and Edward Turner. 






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Student National 
Technical Association 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, First Row: Dorian 
Johnson, Kendra Quarles, Ken Battle, Chatal 
Hays, Mario Coney, Ortavia Coleman, Nathan 
Echoles II. Second Row: Cynthia Smith, Eric 
Turner, Terri Young, Therese Daniels. 




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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, First Row: Serv- 
etta Morris, David Blackmon (Editor-in- 
chief), George Brockman. Second Row: Carl- 
ton Jackson, James P. Williams, Ulysses But- 
ler, Julia Dawson, Jenetta Bradley, and Kim- 
berly Mitchell. 




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Black Student 
Psychological Association 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Torrance Wade, 
Kenyata Avant, Rori Windmon, Rhondean 
Means, Alzeldia HoUie-Twist, Patricia Omar, 
Simona HaQQ, Vivian James, Dr. Bobbie 
Anthony (Founding Advisor), Norma Wink- 
field, Dr. Victor Etta (Advisor). 


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Pre-Law Club 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, First Row: Bridget 
L. Mason, Dr. Richard Bloss, Senta Gant, David 
Dixon, Nicole Pooil, Katrina Rupert. 


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Baptist Student Union 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, First Row: Krista Nix- 
on, LaShawn James, Kelly Kimmons, Marcus 
Nance, Candance Polk, Shezelle Jackson, Kelli Wil- 
liams. Second Row: Severely Davis, Andre' Barber, 
Kevin Blackmon, Eric Nunnally, Shelly Kimmons, 
Kena Coutee, Not Pictured: Penny Ellis, Baptist 
Campus Minister. 

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From Left to Right, Front Row: 
Harold Dade, Clinton Payne, 
Ernest H. Hunt, Steven E. Fitch. 
Middle Row: LoyoU Deith Parks, 
Melvin McFarlin, Richard C. 
James. Top Row: Michael Long 
and Steven Phipps. 

appa Alpha Psi, a 
college fraternity, 
now composed of 
and alumni 
chapters on major 
campuses and in cities 
throughout the 

The fra- 
ternity was 
chartered and 
originally under 
the laws of the 
State of Indiana 
as Kappa Alpha 
Nu on April 15, 

A resolu- 
tion was offered 
and adopted at 
the Fourth Grand 
Chapter meeting 
in December 1914 
to change the 
name to Kappa 
Alpha Psi. This change became 
effective April 15, 1915. Thus, 
the name acquired a distinctive 
Greek-letter symbol and Kappa 
Alpha Psi thereby became a 
Greek letter fraternity in every 
sense of the designation. 

Almost every year since 
1918, Chicago has had an 
undergraduate chapter of Kappa 
Alpha Psi. The first chapter, 
established on February 8, 1918, 
was Iota Chapter located at the 
University of Chicago. Then 

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came Alpha Rho 
established Jime 19, 1934, which 
consisted of both Roosevelt 
University and Lewis Institute. 
Only between the years of 1971- 
1975 was Chicago without an 
active undergraduate chapter. 

In the fall of 1974, ten 
brothers attend- 
ing Chicago 
State Univer- 
sity, like the 
lines of founders 
before them, took 
on the respon- 
sibility of s e e k - 
i n g the re- 
vitalization of 
an under- 
chapter in the 

These ten men: 
Kenneth Hobson, 
Mario Wright, 
Darryl Lumkin, 
Marc Poule, Michael 
Williams, Steven Simms, 
Terry Davis, Tommy Freeman 
III, and Charles Edwards, 
were diligently working 
toward everything that 
exemplifies the word 
achievement. On the first day of 
June in the year 1975, their hard work 
paid ofE Chicago State was c h a p t e r e d 
as Theta Zeta Chapter 

Since the incorporation of 
Theta Zeta, there has been 18 
pledge classes. 



Ipha Phi Alpha 
Fraternity Inc. was 
founded in 1906 on 
the campus of 
Cornell University 
in Ithaca, N.Y. 
This is the oldest 
predominantly Black, greek let- 
ter organization 
in America. The 
has an active 
membership of 
over 75,000 men 
and over 650 
chapters in 45 
states, as well as 
the Caribbean, 
Afiica, Europe and 
Asia. The internal 
programs of the 
fraternity are the 
least known and, 
in some ways, the 
most important 
contributions made 
to society by the 
Alpha Phi Alpha 
development programs are as 
foUows: Training for Leadership: 
Alpha Phi Alpha provides a forum 
for men of all ages to hone the skills 
necessary for leadership in the 
larger society. Undergraduate 
Scholarships: The Alpha Phi 
Alpha Education Foundation Inc. 
was established as a tax-exempt 
organization to further the goals of 
high scholastic achievement. Each 
year, the foundation presents 
scholarships to worthy fraternity 

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brothers on the basis of merit and 
need. Million Dollar Fund Drive: 
This fund, launched in 1976, 
catapulted Alpha Phil Alpha to the 
forefront of the self help movement. 
Counting both local and national 
contributions, more than one 
million dollars was donated to 
Project Alpha: 
This project 
explores the 
problems of teen 
from the male 
perspective. This 
program, the first 
of its kind in the 
nation, helps 
young men learn 
about their role in 
pregnancies. The 
NU Delta chapter 
was founded at 
Chicago State 
University on 
June 11, 1977. Throughout the 
chapter's existence, over 60 brothers 
have been initiated into brother- 
hood. Being an active commimity 
based chapter NU DEUTA provides 
representation for the support of the 
annual NAACP Tag day and the 
homework hotline for the Chicago 
public schools. In addition the 
brothers of NU DELTA provide an 
annual halloween party for the 
children in the surrounding areas 
of the community. 



FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, Front Row: Rodney Alexander (President). Back 
Row. David Blackmon, Emile Spearman, Reggie Burcy, Robert Johnson, Frank 
Thames, Clayton Childress. Not Pictured: Antoine Bolden, Andre Allen, An- 
toinne Barnes, Tony Desrosiers, Darren Stevens, Carlton Jackson, & Lance 

Phi Beta Sigma 
Fraternity, Incorporated 
is a 92,000-member 
fraternity established in 
1914 on the campus of 
Howard University. 
All Phi Beta Sigma 
I members share three 
common goals to promote brother-hood, 
scholarship and 
service. Phi Beta 
Sigma's motto 
"Culture for Service 
and service for 
humanity" expresses 
its purpose. 

The Phi Beta 
Sigma "family" also 
includes the 
members of Zeta Phi 
Beta Sorority, 
founded in 1920 at 
Howard University 
imder the support of 
the fraternity. The 
Sigma-Zeta tie is the 
only constitutionally 
relationship in the 
domain of Black Greek-letter societies. 

Phi Beta Sigma has over 780 
chapters located throughout the 
United States, with foreign 
chapters in West Africa and the 
Caribbean. The Alpha Alpha Beta 
chapter of Phi Beta Sigma was 
founded at Chicago State University 
on January 1, 1985. Since the 
fraternity has been on CSU's 
campus, it has continually 
supported the fraternity's national 
programs: The March of Dimes 
campaign against birth defects, 
project SATAP (Sigmas Against 





Teenage Pregnancy), the NAACP 
and the United Negro College Fund. 
Former 1990-92 SGA President, 
Carlton Jackson, TEMPO Newspaper 
Editor-in-Chief, David Blackmon, CSU 
Basketball team co-captain, Reggie 
Burcy, SGA chairperson Emile 
Spearman and 1991-92 CSU 
Homecoming King, Antoine Bolden 
are just a few of the 
student leaders that 
have membership 
in Alpha Alpha 
Beta's chapter 

Other Phi Beta 
Sigma achievers 
include scientist 
George Washington 
Carvei; Black Panther 
Party founder, Huey 
Newton, U.S. Con- 
gressman John 
Lewis, farmer Ghana 
President Kwame 
Nkrumah, author 
James Weldon 
Johnson and civil 
ri^ts leader A FMip 

Currently, Phi 
Beta Sigma has 
targeted young Black males as 
the segment of the community that 
is most desperately in need of the 
fraternity's aid. As part of their 
response, the fraternity has 
doubled the manpower and 
resources poured into its Sigma 
Beta Clubs, a national program 
that provides role models, 
scholarships and mentors for boys 
ages 6-19. Phi Beta Sigma fraternity 
leaders believe their emphasis on 
issues critical to Black males is a key to 
strengthening America's 




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mega Psi 
was built upon 
uplift, and faith, 
had faith, our 

Because they 
founders were able 
to establish one of 
the finest organi2a- 
tions existing 
among men today. 

Faith in 
the basic 
standards, in 
the ultimate 
victory of right, 
and trust in 
the destiny of the 
Black people, was 
the basis of 
their remark- 
able advance- 
ment and the 
advancement of 
thousands of 
men who have 
their leadership 
past 80 years. 

The bonds that existed 
among our founders bonds that 
bind. The existence of ties based 
on religion, culture, and 
tradition has held them together 
all these years and made 
them capable of enduring the 
sacrifices necessary to attain 
their ideals. 

During Omega's embryo 
days discussions on many subjects 

foil owe d 
during the 




among our founders brought out 
divergent viewpoints. But ideals of 
Omega were common to all of 

There were numerous 
planning conferences and on 
November 15,1911, the first meeting 
of record was held. And within 
48 hours, an 
initiation was 
held, and the 
Fraternity adopted 
four cardinal 
and uplift. To 
symbolize the 
"Friendship Is 
Essential to the 
Soul" - the 
founders selected 
the Greek letters. 
During the 
past eighty years, the Fraternity 
has grown from one chapter in 
1911 to over 500 chapters located 
in most states of the United 
States and international. Tbday 
some 60,000 Omega men are 
scattered throughout the 
world, where they have 
assumed with competence 
and propriety obligations in all 
the basic fields of endeavor. Their 
strength and wisdom is producing 
progress for America and the 


FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Donica Glass, Dawn James, Vanessa Pope, Cynthia 
Mitchell, Marsha Manson, Paulette Conway. 

Ipha Kappa Alpha 
Sorority Inc, consists 
of over 120,000 
women united by a 
bond of sisterhood. 
Even though the 
women are present 

on the graduate level as well as 


all sorors are 

committed to 

serving mankind. 

For example, 

college student's 

sponsor food drives, 

visit nursing homes 

and run tutorial 

projects. Likewise, 

graduate sorors, 

who earn living in 

various fields of 

employment, find 

satisfaction in 

performing similar 

community service 




ALPHA women are famous people, 

who are prominent in society. These 

ladies are corporate heads, artist, 

judges, beauty queens, actress, ect. 

Maya Angelou, Judge Blanche M 

Manning, Marjorie Judith Vicent 

(Miss American) and Phylicia 

Rashad are some examples of 



As a whole. Alpha Kappa 

Alpha Sorority, Inc focuses its 

attention on six major areas of 

concern. These areas are: Arts, 

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Economics, Education, Family 
Health and World Community It 
takes no scholar to realize that these 
areas are in dire need of addressing, 
in all cultural communities. All 
chapters, graduate and 
undergraduate, are primarily 
concerned with being instrument- 
al in making 
changes in the six 
endangered areas 
mentioned. In 
essence. Alpha 
Kappa Alpha 
women are people 
helping people. 

Chicago State's 
XI Kappa Chapter, 
recipient of the 1990 
highest grade point 
average award 
in the Central 
Region, is also 
geared to serving 
mankind. XI 
Kappa participated 
in C.S.U.'s Walk-a 
Thon, is supportive of historically 
Black colleges, participated in the 
NAACP Tag Day and has adopted 
the South Center Community 
Center as its major center for 
service. The six aforementioned 
areas of concern were all addressed, 
by XI Kappa, at the South Central 
Community Center in 1991. 

Alpha Kappa Alpha is the 
oldest Greek letter organization 
established by Black female college 
students. Nine students from 
Howard University formed it in 1908. 


FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Mary Ball, Linda Smith, Pamela Mack, Tanya 
Weston, Cynthia Parker, Cookie Battereast. Not Pictured: Renee McClendon, 
Maria Blackburn, Cherly Johnson, Ebony Phillips, Charmaine Sevier, Leon- 
dra Skulark. 


t do such 
ladies as the 
late Minnie 
Ri p p 1 e t o n , 
and Dionne Warwick have in 
common with 
Judge Wille White 
and Violette 
Anderson (1st black 
woman admitted to 
practice before U.S. 
Supreme court as 
Attorney of law). 
They all are 
prestigious ladies of 
Zeta Phi Beta. 

Zeta is a 
conscious, action 
Nationally they 
are involved in 
National Council of 
Negro Women, 
Adult Education Association, 
NAACP, and the Leadership 
conference of Civil Rights. Locally 
they are involved in the National 
Conference of Christians and 
Jews, United Negro College Fund, 
Fireman Community Service, Bud 
Biliken , Storks Nest, Battered 
Women's Shelter, High School 
Outreach, Tag Day, Martin Luther 
King Center, American Red 
Cross, Recycle America, 
Thanksgiving and Christmas Food 
Drives, Leadership in Volunteerism 



Experience Conference, and The 
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. 
Zeta also sponsors a national 
juvenile delinquency 
project which functions 
throughout the U.S. This is 
highlighted through projects such 
as Foster Home Care, Youth 
Guidance Clinic, 
Tinker Shops and 
youth groups 
that are 

developed by 

Alpha Alpha is 
the local city 
chapter which is 
based here at 
Chicago Stata Our 
chapter has been in 
existence since 
1935. The most 
important service 
project our chapter 
performed this 
year was The 
Rehabilitation Institute of 

Their chapter adopted a 17 
year old male who was shot on a CTA 
bus and was left paralyzed fi-om 
the waist down by this incident We 
spent time taking him to his therapy 
and providing a little therapy of our 
own. We are pleased to report that the 
young man is now walking with the 
assistance of leg braces and has 
returned to his local hi^ school. 

Zeta was the first Black Greek 
lettered sorority to organize in Afiica 



From Left to Right: Monica Griffin, Deedra Weston, Trayce Campbell, and 
Kimberely Clincy. 



n 1922, Sigma 
Gamma Rho Sorority, 
Inc. was founded at 
Butter University in 
Indianapolis, Indiana 
by seven young school 

teachers. Our colors are royal 

blue and antique 

gold. Our 

sorority flower is 

the yellow tea 

rose and our 

mascot is the 

French Poodle. 

Gamma Rho 

Sorority, Inc. 




loyalty, and 

above all 


We recognize 

the importance of high 

scholastic achievement and the 

importance of service to all 


Guided by our motto 

"Greater Service. Greater 

Progress", we whole 

heartedly support and serve 

an many civic and service 

organizations such as: 

United Negro College Fund, 

National Urban league, 

^ W. 

NAACP, March of Dimes 
Foundation, and the 
Assault and Literacy 
Program; just to name a 
few. We also have 

innovated new programs 
nationally such as Africare 
and Teen Town. 
exceeds well 
over 80,000 
women our 
chapters are 
not only in the 
U.S. but in the 
Virgin Islands, 
Africa, and 

includes some 

I influential 

women such as Hattie 
McDaniels, Anna-Marie 
Horseford, Ann-Marie 
Johnson, Beverly Johnson; and 
renowned Dr. Katie K White. 

Though we are the 
last to be founded out of the 
Eight Black Greek-letter 
Organizations, we believe 
that perfection takes its 
own sweet time. 


s^ mf^ 

From Left to Right: Maya Williams, Toosdhi Williams, Charlotte Johnson, 
Crystal Durr, Kelli Williams, Karen Wesley, Devondra King, and Sherri 

elta Sigma Theta 
Sorority Inc. is a 
public service 
organization that 
was founded in 
1913 at Howard 
University. Today 
the organization has an active 
membership of 
over 175,000 
women in over 
800 chapters in 
the United States, 
West Germany, 
Haiti and Liberia. 
This sorority 
assistance and 
endowments for 
The women of 
Delta Si gma 
Theta support 
and pledge loyalty to the 
sorority's Five-point Thrust 
Program. This program is 
focused on educational and 
economic development, physical 
and mental health, political 
involvement and international 
awareness for the African- 
American community. Delta's 
major program activity takes 
place at the chapter level where 
local chapters use their 
membership, training and 
resources to meet the 

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community needs. Some of the 
sorority's national sponsored 
projects include: Community 
Life Development Centers, 
Distinguished Professor 
Endowed Chair Trust Fund, The 
Social Action Commission and 
the Commission on Arts and 
Letters. Delta 
Sigma Theta 
entertainer Lena 
Home, National 
Council of Negro 
Women found- 
er, Dorothy L 
Height; actress 
Cicely Tyson, 
Olympic gold 
medalist, Wilma 
Shirley Chisolm 
and Barbara 
Jordan and 
S p e 1 1 m a n 
president, Johnetta B. Coles. 

Lambda is a city-wide 
chapter that was started in 1919 
by O,sceola MaCarthy Adams, 
founder of Delta Sigma Theta. 
Local public service projects 
done exclusively by Lambda 
chapter are Toys-For-Tots, Hug- 
A-Baby at Cook County Hospital, 
and Big Sister/Little Sister 
program at Greek Shelter. This 
year will make Lambda 
Chapter's 75th year 



Fraternity, Inc. 
Alpha Alpha Beta Chapter 

Alpha Alpha Beta Chapter during Club and Organiza- 
tion Day. 

Phi Beta Sigma celebrate their win of the Chicago State 
Pan-Hellenic Greek Stepdown. 


(clockwise) Rodney Alexander, Frank 
Thames, Robert Johnson, David Blackmon, 
Reggie Burcy and Emile Spearman. 

In The 

Chicago State University's (CSU), celebrating its 
125th anniversary, is the child of two separate, dis- 
tinct movements. One of these originated in the city 
of Chicago, while the second had its beginnings in 
the county of Cook. The synthesis of these move- 
ments resulted in the establishment of one of the 
earliest teacher-training institutions in the Mid- 
west. The university had the background and lead- 
ership of a select few who envisioned what educa- 
tion can and must mean in a democratic society. 
The education they foresaw as a necessary require- 
ment for living in the industrialized world that was 
growing before them could only be obtained through 
the professional training of teachers. 

CSU's physical beginning can be traced to 1855 
when the first Chicago high school. Central High, 
was opened. The school, which was located at Mon- 
roe Street just East of Halsted, had a special de- 
partment requested by the Common Council of Chi- 
cago specifically for qualifying young ladies to teach 
in the grammar schools. Under the direction of Ira 
C. Moore the Normal Department opened with a 
two year course. Though the department served the 
city well, an apparent weakness was the lack of op- 
portunity for future teachers to apply the principles 
and methods they had acquired in class. Conse- 
quently, one of the most important and radically 
new advances in the Normal training was the es- 
tablishment of a practice school in 1865. Under the 
direction of Ella Flagg Young the practice school 
began operations in the Scammon School. 

Left photo: CSU past and present: The Dome (Chicago 
State College on Stewart) to our new home (95th and 
King Drive). 

Beginning . 


The success of the program that changed the cur- 
riculum from academics to professional orientation 
is witnessed by the present curriculum. 

The school commissioner of Cook County John 
Eberhart, realized that if the school system's pro- 
gress was going to be maintained, the quality of the 
county's teachers would have to be improved. Eber- 
hart managed to secure aid from the County Board 
to finance the building and conducting of an insti- 
tution for the specific training of teachers. This was 
the first step in moving the program out of the high 
school. The second step came in 1877 when the Nor- 
mal Department of Scammon School was closed be- 
cause of an oversupply of teachers. 

The County Board appropriated $2,500 for a two 
year experimental program at the Normal School. 
In March, 1867, the committee was empowered to 
receive bids from several villages and towns in the 
county. The Board approved the Blue Island bid 
and the school opened in September of the same 
year with 32 students. 

With its opening, another first was added to the 
heritage of Chicago State. This was the first county 
normal school in the nation. The success of the next 
two years necessitated finding a permanent loca- 
tion. The winning bid this time went to Englewood. 
Accompanying this was $25,000 in cash and twenty 
acres of land to be used by the County for a campus. 
The immediate vicinity of the campus was a wil- 
derness resulting in a condemnation by the news- 
papers who called it a "frog pond on a distant prai- 

The dedication of the cornerstone for the new 
building in 1869 proved to be most impressive. A 
procession composed of the Board of Supervisors 
of Cook County, the City Boards of Public Works 
and Education and the Common Council of Chicago 
formed on the morning of the dedication at the cor- 
ner of Wabash Avenue and Monroe Street. The pa- 
raders were led by the Great Western Light Guards 
Band which proceeded up Wabash Avenue to Van 
Buren Street and then to the Rock Island depot 
where a train waited to take them to Englewood. 

The new building was dedicated a year later, on 
December 21, 1870. As old photographs will testify, 
it was labeled the finest building west of Philadel- 
phia. In the cornerstone were deposited the names 
of the societies which had participated in the cer- 
emony, the names of county and city officials, ed- 
ucational documents and specimens of current pa- 
per and metallic money. 

Daniel Wentworth, the first principal of Cool 
County Normal, immediately shocked the sur- 

rounding community by his persistent refusal to 
administer a conservative school. Wentworth 
planned the Normal School curriculum around three 
centers of activity which exemplified his philosophy 
of education. To be adequately prepared for teach- 
ing, one must first have a thorough knowledge of 
the principles of growth and development, second, 
a knowledge of the specific discipline to be taught 
is imperative, and thirdly the best method of teach- 
ing must be employed. 

One of the most highly regarded educators of the 
time. Colonel Francis W. Parker, was elected prin- 
cipal in 1883. Colonel Parker immediately turned 
the school into an innovative and experimental in- 
stitution for the theory and practice of education. 
The Colonel is responsible for many of the modern 
trends in education still in practice. The schools' 
reputation attracted visitors from all parts of the 
country to observe our methods first hand. With 
this increase in prestige. Cook County Normal 
teachers were in great demand. 

The school may have been built in the wilderness, 
but in 1890 Englewood was annexed into greater 
Chicago. Six years later, the Board of Education 
voted to accept the Cook County Normal School 
property and to maintain it for the benefit of Chi- 
cago and the county. The school continued its tra- 
ditional rapid growth with the advent of a new cen- 
tury. The curriculum was expanded to two years 
and a new building was erected on the same site as 
the old one, retaining the original cornerstone. 

Ella Flagg Young, the only woman ever to rise 
through the school hierarchy to the position of Su- 
perintendent of Chicago Public Schools, became the 
principal of the college in 1909. With her able suc- 
cessor. Dr. William Bishop Owen, she realized the 
importance of coordinating the college with the 
public schools and both strove vigorously for a unity 
of purpose and accomplishment between the college 
and the public schools. 

During Dr. Owen's incumbency, two changes were 
made in the name of the institution, each indicative 
of its development. The school's name was changed 
to Chicago Teachers College in 1910, only to be ren- 
amed Chicago Normal College three years later. 

Under the direction of Dr. Owen, radical changes 
were made a regular part of the program. For the 
first time the practice term was reduced to ten 
weeks; but this reduction was compensated for by 
the fact that the entire day was spent in practice 
work. 1920 also marked the first extensive use of 
the city schools for student teachers with ap- 
proximately fifty schools involved in the pro- 

% r 

The Cook County Normal 
School in 1870. 

Students Hall— Dormitory at 
Normal Park — Englewood 
(1869). (Photo below) 

Chicago Teachers College, 1940. 

gram. The campus was re-organized, to give ath- 
letics and activities more emphasis. The Arts and 
Gymnasium Building was erected in 1912. In 
keeping with Dr. Owen's philosophy and the tra- 
ditional philosophy of education that our school 
had established, the curriculum was extended to 
three years. Dr. Owen was also designated to be- 
come the first president of the college in 1924. 

Under Dr. Verne 0. Graham the school was 
again re-organized and successfully met the ne- 
cessity of change by extending its program into 
a four-year college, granting a degree that would 
enable graduates to do advanced research at oth- 
er colleges. During the first two years students 
were oriented to general college instruction while 
the last two years dealt with professional edu- 
cation and electives. 

Chicago Teachers College created another tra- 

dition in the early forties by the interest and ac- 
tivity in the community surrounding the campus. 
Students took regular excursions to familiarize 
themselves with the city, its conditions and prob- 
lems. The college worked very closely with the 
Chicago Council of Social Agencies during a pe- 
riod of extreme shortage of personnel. Freshmen 
were expected to spend an average of two to three 
weeks in a social agency. 

Raymond Cook was elected dean of the college 
in 1948. Dean Cook immediately launched such 
a vigorous program of student recruitment that 
it led to the founding of a branch school which 
is now known as Northeastern Illinois University. 

The beginning of the rapid growth that present 
students of the college are witnessing can be pin- 
pointed to 1951 when Governor Adlai Stevenson 
signed House Bill 491 that made state funds avail- 

Chicago State University today. 

able to the school for the first time. The Board 
of Education was reimbursed one million dollars 
for expenses incurred in the teacher training pro- 
gram. In the early sixties the administration found 
it necessary to add six acres of parking commonly 
called the east and west lots. Another name change 
went into effect in 1965 when the Board of Ed- 
ucation relinquished control to the Board of Gov- 
ernors of State Colleges and Universities. Our of- 
ficial name now was rather long — Illinois Teach- 
ers College-Chicago South. 

Soon after the state took control, a campaign 
began in Springfield to remove the title of Teach- 
ers College from all state institutions. A success- 
ful campaign resulted in the sixth name change 
for our school. In 1967 it became Chicago State 

In September of the same year, Dr. Milton 

Byrd was inaugurated as the first president of 
the college. In his inauguration speech, President 
Byrd explained the purpose of our college in to- 
day's world. He stated that Chicago State will " 
. . . care about the city ..." and that it will give 
students "the power of thought and language and 
the promise of hope." 

In 1966 the state began negotiations for the site 
on which the college would build its new com- 
muter college. The site, owned by the Illinois Cen- 
tral Railroad, was known as Burnside Yards, and 
was occupied by a complex of railroad shops and 
industrial plants. The 140 acre property was pur- 
chased for $7,700,000 in February, 1968, and has 
natural boundaries extending from 95th to 100th 
Street on the north and south, with Martin L. 
King Drive and Cottage Grove Avenue creating 
east and west boundaries. 

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The many views of Chicago State University's campus. 

While waiting for the completion of the new 
campus, the old campus had continued to grow 
physically and academically. Extra space had been 
leased at Englewood Manor and two buildings 
across the street from the college known as the 
Stewart House and the Development House. The 
college had also found it necessary to lease more 
parking space from the city east of the Burlington 
tracks. A temporary office building was erected 
and several mobiles were added for chemistry labs 
and for the music department. A modern facility 
was opened at 500 North Pulaski for the conven- 
ience of the students from the west side of the 
city. The same year the college began to award 

liberal arts degrees. Certainly this was the major 
step toward the establishment of a university. It 
was, 1971 saw the final name change. Chicago 
State College became Chicago State University. 
Chicago State University has achieved a great- 
ness in education and the art of teaching that can 
be matched by few other teacher education schools 
in the United States. CSU was built to serve the 
surrounding community and our country. We have 
a vastly broadened program, a beautiful campus, 
and a standing promise to continue its tradition 
of service. A happy one hundred twenty-five years 
and many more. 


Colonel Francis 

Francis Wayland Parker was referred to by John Dewey as the Father of Modern Education. He was 
born and reared in rural New Hampshire and attended an academy in Mount Vernon. He obtained his 
first teaching position in his home state in 1854 at the age of sixteen. 

In 1858 Parker was called to teach at Carrollton, Illinois, where he remained until 1861, when he 
enlisted in the Union army. After being wounded at the battle of Deep Bottom, Virginia, he returned 
to action and in 1864 was brevetted colonel. After the war he served as principal of the grammar school 
in Manchester, New Hampshire (1865-68), and the district schools in Dayton, Ohio (1868-71). While in 
Dayton he put into practice some of his radical and experimental teaching methods: regimentation gave 
way to flexibility, strict curriculum requirements to the needs of individual learners, and rote memori- 
zation to exploration and discovery-methods reflective of the influence of Edward A. Sheldon whose 
Object Lessons pointed the way toward overcoming the formalism then prevalent in American schools. 

In 1871 Parker went to Europe, where he studied at the University of Berlin. In 1875, after returning 
to the United States, Parker was appointed superintendent of schools at Quincy, Massachusetts, where 
he introduced science into the curriculum and permitted greater freedom and informality in classroom 
instruction and relaxed methods of discipline. He served as a supervisor of schools in Boston (1880-83) 
and principal of the Cook County (Illinois) Normal School (1883-96) and of its successor, the Chicago 
Normal School (later, Chicago State University), from 1896 to 1899. In 1899 he was president of the 
Chicago Institute, which had been established by a grant from Mrs. Emmoms McCormick Blaine. 

In 1901 the institute became affiliated with the University of Chicago with Parker as the first director 
of its school of education. Parker founded the progressive education movement. 

Parker was one of the founders and the first president of the Illinois Society for Child Study, the first 
organization of its kind in the United States. He received honorary degrees from Dartmouth College and 
Lawrence University. 

Col. F.W. Parker's birthday celebration 
County Normal School. 


the Cook 

Wayland Parker 

Col. F.W. Parker, principal of the Cook County Normal School from 

CSU Building's 

Cook Administration Building 

In February 1948, Raymond M. Cook assumed 
the position of the Chicago Teachers College, now 
Chicago State University. Cook's administration 
(1948-1965) was the second longest in the College's 
history, only outdistanced by that of William Bish- 
op Owen (1909-1928). 

During the Cook era, many accomplishments were 
made. Curriculum development was substantial 
during this time. Graduate programs were re-estab- 
lished in specialized fields such as industrial edu- 
cation, library science, and biological science. In 
1962, the master of arts in teaching degree was es- 
tablished in English, geography, history and math- 

Cook died after a short illness in December 1965 
after living to see his dream of a state college 

Raymond M. Cook 

The Douglas Library 

In September 1973, the dedication of the library 
took place. It was named after Senator Paul and 
Mrs. Emily Douglas. 

Paul Douglas distinguished himself as a scholar, 
college professor, public speaker, author, labor re- 
lations specialist, social welfare expert, Chicago al- 
derman, as well as a U.S. Senator. He served 18 
years in the Senate, where he was considered a pi- 
oneer on such issues as education, civil rights, wom- 
en's rights and tax reform. In 1958 and 1959, Doug- 
las was chief sponsor of legislation for equality of 
education and protection of other 14th Amendment 

Emily Taft Douglas, Paul's wife, was interested 
in civic affairs and politics. In 1944, she became the 

first woman to precede her husband into office, when she was elected congresswoman-at-large while 
Senator Douglas served in the military. She sponsored a bill that brought mobile libraries to rural 
areas and served on the Foreign Affairs Committee. Emily Douglas was an advocate for human 
rights and participated in the famous Selma to Montgomery Freedom March with Dr. Martin L. 
King, Jr. 

Senator Paul and Mrs. Emily Douglas 


Harold Washington Hall 

On September 1988, Chicago State University's 
Arts and Science building was named Harold Wash- 
ington Hall at a special dedication ceremony. The 
building was dedicated in the memory of the first 
black mayor of Chicago, the late Mayor Harold 
Washington, because of his far-reaching contribu- 
tions to the field of education and his unselfish com- 
mitment to improving the quality of life for every 
resident of Chicago. 

Mayor Harold Washington 


Williams Science Building 

Daniel H. Williams (1857-1931) considered and then 
rejected law as a career. In 1878, he apprenticed himself 
to Henry Palmer, one of the area's outstanding physi- 
cians who prepared Williams to enter Chicago Medical 
College. Williams graduated with a medical degree in 

In 1891, Williams' efforts culminated in the opening 
of Provident Hospital with a staff of African American 
and white doctors and a nurses' training school, the first 
of its kind. 

That very same year, Williams won acclaim as the 
first surgeon to perform a successful heart operation. He 
sutured the pericardium of a stab victim who survived 
and regained his health. 

Daniel H. Williams 

Tillie: Keeper 

No college campus is complete until, through 
the years, it has established a few legends of its 

One of the oldest stories on the Stewart campus 
was generally located in the main foyer in the 
form of our lovable statue, Tillie. Tillie seems to 
be the work of some luckless artist attempting to 
preserve body and soul during the depression of 
the thirties. However, "our" Tillie was not the 
first. The original model, a stern looking wooden 
figure, was crushed during a stampede in the halls. 
At one time Tillie had companionship in the form 
of two marble maidens. Dean Cook, who passed 
the trio regularly in his sojourn from the parking 
lot to his office, stopped one day and remarked 
that he would be quite content never to see the 
two maidens again. Within twenty-four hours the 
two maidens disappeared, never to be seen again. 

Before the disappearance of Tillie, students 
rubbed her nose for luck in exams. Slowly the 
nose turned color until it was blackened by the 
perspiring fingers of bleary-eyed students who had 
stayed up most of the night cramming. As more 
and more students began to drive to school, the 
flow of traffic moved from the main foyer to the 
back doors of the building, which were much clos- 
er to the parking lot. As a result, Tillie became 
unknown to many of the students. The last time 
Tillie was kidnapped, the culprits were shocked 
to discover that no one had noticed the loss. This 
could have never happened in the old days when 
a luckless student rejected Tillie's help. The un- 
believer took all her final exams without once 
rubbing Tillie's nose. Needless to say, the student 
failed every examination. The rumor, though un- 
substantiated, is that the student committed su- 
icide in the Dome. (This was known as not too 
difficult to accept, since just going up to the Dome 
is the first step toward "doing oneself in.") 

While Tillie was around she was the official 
keeper of the seal. The dominant characteristics 
of the seal are a pine tree to represent growth and 
embossed letters which spell "responsibility". It 
was always considered a sign of bad luck to step 
on the seal, and any student doing so would im- 
mediately ask Tillie for forgiveness by rubbing 

her nose. Freshmen, pledging for entrance to sororities 
or fraternities, were often forced to polish the seal 
with toothbrushes. 

Not far from the foyer was a stained glass window 
dedicated to Colonel Parker. The Colonel was re- 
sponsible for many of the modern trends in education 
that are still in practice today. It was known, that if 
you stood down by the seal and looked up at the win- 
dow on a quiet day you could almost hear the Colonel 
say, "Character constantly emphasizing itself in prac- 
tical citizenship, in community life, in complete living, 
is the immediate everlasting and only purpose of a 

3f the Seal 



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A Letter from Tillie— 1969 

The Gold Brick 

As the golden spike marked the end 
of an important project, this golden 
brick marks the beginning of a pro- 
ject that is important to us of CTC. 
This brick was the first to fall in the 
recently begun demolition project. 

As this brick was transformed from 
one of dirt and grime into one of 
shining gold, so will we see the land 
south of our building transformed 
from unsightly, dilapidated build- 
ings into a beautiful, landscaped 

And as the workers demolish these 
buildings for the improvement of 
Chicago Teachers College, let us 
students demolish the a-p-a-t-h-y at 
CTC and build a strong school spir- 


Editor's Postscript 1992: The gold- 
en brick was given to Mrs. Marie 
Truax, Director of Student Activi- 
ties of 1969, where this sacrosanct 
"gold brick" is now is a secret that 
only Tillie knows. 

The Trial of 

Staughton Lynd 

Board denies Lynd 
CSC teaching post 

In 1967 professor Staughton Lynd, who was a Quaker and 
a pacifist, applied for a teaching position at Chicago State 
College (currently Chicago State University). Professor Lynd 
had been denied positions by other universities due to a trip 
to North Vietnam and China with Tom Hayden during the 
war without proper credentials from our United States gov- 

Lynd who was teaching at Yale received no tenure due to 
his trip to Vietnam. He was a civil rights activist who joined 
in sit-in in the South, was active at Spelman, a black college 
for women in Atlanta, and advocated civil disobedience. 

After being interviewed by his colleagues and then pres- 
ident Milton Byrd, Professor Lynd was found to be a more 
than qualified candidate and was hired. What followed later 
was a series of events that set a new standard in our Board 

ID Photos this week 
outside Room 107A 

Advocates of 

of Governors (BOG) hiring process. 

Upon review of the BOG professor 
Lynd's hiring was rejected due to alleged 
communist sympathizing on his part as 
well as what at the time was thought of 
as a radical position due to his belief that 
deliberate law breaking should become 
a routine, form of democratic dialogue! 

With the support of the Committee 
for Academic freedom in Illinois, the 
Cook County College Teachers Union 
and several other members of Illinois 
higher education community professor 
Lynd brought suit against the Board of 
Governors charging them with breach of 

After thorough examination and much 
debate the Board of Governors of State 
Colleges and Universities in Illinois re- 
versed its decision in the Staughton- 
Lynd case and he was hired for the fol- 
lowing semester, and served our univer- 
sity as a professor of history for a year. 

Staughton-Lynd is now a labor lawyer 
and has authored several books and ar- 

Staughton Lynd 

Deadline for 

Scholarships tomorrow! 

See Mrs. Hodge, 103A, 

for Information 

Volume LXX, No. 4 CHICAGO STATE COLLEGE October 5, 1967 

academic freedom sign for Lynd 

Volume LXX, No. 7 CHICAGO STATE COLLEGE November 1, 1967 

Board reverses Lynd decision 

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For 20 years Jolyn H. Robichaux has directed 
the growth and expansion of Chicago's most 
popular ice cream brand — Baldwin Ice Cream 

In 1971 after the death of her husband Jo- 
seph, Mrs. Robichaux became president and 
chief executive officer of the Baldwin Ice Cream 
Company. She reorganized the company, but 
continued the 70-year tradition of her prede- 
cessors — quality ingredients, rich taste and a 
commitment to the Chicago community. Bald- 
win Ice Cream is still ranked first in Chicago 
taste tests. 

Mrs. Robichaux has received numerous hon- 
ors and awards for her work in the business 
and civic community. In a 1985 White House 
ceremony. Vice president George Bush pre- 
sented her with the prestigious U.S. Depart- 
ment of Commerce's Minority Entrepreneur of 
the Year Award. 

She has served on the board of directors of 
South Central Community Services for the last 
five years and as a co-chairperson of the First 
Congressional District Small Business Task 

Prior to becoming president of Baldwin, Mrs. 
Robichaux was appointed to fill her late hus- 
band's unexpired term as Cook County Jury 
Commissioner. While serving in this capacity, 
she represented the Jury commission in legal 
disputes and reviewed voter credentials for 
those wishing to serve on the Petit and Grand 

As a nutrition consultant for the U.S. State 
Department, she lectured to West African 
schools and civic groups on nutrition. She has 
helped train business women in Costa Rica. She 
has served as a General Mills Betty Crocker 
Home Service Department consumer represen- 
tative in the Illinois, Michigan and Indiana 
regions. Mrs. Robichaux also conducted baking 
training sessions with civic, social and church 

Linda B. Echols 

groups for the Gold Medal Flour Division. 

As a project director with Charles A. Davis & As- 
sociates, Mrs. Robichaux coordinated numerous spe- 
cial fundraising campaigns, civic functions, mayoral 
elections and civic organization membership drives. 

Mrs. Robichaux attended Fisk University in Nash- 
ville and graduated from Chicago State University with 
a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education. 
She also has received a certificate in Ice Cream Tech- 
nology from Pennsylvania State University. 

she has served as principal and feels an obli- 
gation to her community. "I started my edu- 
cation here and I want to be sure these children 
get a fair start in their education." Under her 
leadership attendance has improved, children 
are computer literate, teacher morale has im- 
proved, and parents are more involved. A bas- 
ketball team was organized two years ago under 
her leadership as acting principal to give stu- 
dents an incentive to achieve. The team has 
won in the district and the cheerleading squad 
has been in competition. 

Linda Banks Echols graduated from Chicago State 
University (CSU) in 1973. She appeared on Oppor- 
tunity Line, an old television program, to test the job 
market and was hired by Firman Community Services 
as a teacher of three and four year olds. 

From there she went on to teach third grade at 
Reavis Elementary School, but was transferred for 
desegregation purposes to Pierce Elementary School 
on the far north side. Ms. Echols taught third grade 
and was elected second vice president of the Parent 
Teacher Association, where her charismatic person- 
ality allowed her to serve as a liaison between the 
community, parents, and teachers. Five years later she 
transferred to Calhoun Elementary School on the west 
side of Chicago. She again taught third grade, along 
with eclectic laboratory puUout programs, and after 
school programs, while receiving her Masters in Ad- 
ministration and Supervision at CSU. 

Ms. Echols' educational trail took her to James Ma- 
dison Elementary the school she attended as a young- 
ster, to serve as assistant principal. For the past year 

Frank Ignazio Caldarone, president of Pal- 
ermo's Italian Family Restaurant and Pizzeria, 
was a 1970 graduate of Chicago State Univer- 

Mr. Caldarone has authored a book titled II 
ciclo dei Vinti da Verga a De Roberto. The book 
analyzed the novels and short stories of two 
Italian writers, Giovanni Verga and Federico 
De Roberto. The writers secretly cooperated to 
portray the cycle of evolution and progress in 
human society. The title of the cycle, "I vinti" 
(the vanquished), betrays their point of view 
on the theories of Darwin: social evolu- 
tion = ethical involution. 

Mr. Caldarone also received a Ph.D. from the 
University of Chicago in 1985. 

Frank I. Caldarone 

Other Famous Graduates 

Margaret Burroughs Founder and president emeritus of DuSable Museum B.A. 1970 

Edward G. Gardner Founder and chairman of Soft Sheen Products B.A. 1950 

Frank Gardner Former Chicago Board of Education president B.A. 1948 

Helbert Hansen Monarch Printing Co. president B.A. 1940 

Spencer Leak Funeral home owner and former Cook County Department of Corrections director M.A. 

Bernice Miller Harold Washington College president M.A. 1965, 1972 

Thelma Smith President and CEO, Illinois Service Federal Savings and Loan Association B.A. 1979 

Jacqueline B. Vaughn Chicago Teachers Union president B.A. 1956 and M.A. 1960 

Dennis DeYoung Lead singer of band Styx 1970 


The "Colonel' 


The "Cougar' 

Did You Know? by Joe L. Johnson, Jr. 


— CSU guard Darron Brittman ('86) led the 
NCAA Division I in steals per game (4.04) in 1984- 
85 and in total steals (139) during 1985-86. 
— CSU holds the second longest home court win- 
ning streak between January 1981 and December 
29, 1986 (75 games) in college history. 
— CSU had five small college AU-American bas- 
ketballers between 1979 and 1984. Forward Mike 
Eversley was the first (1979), forward Ken Dancy 
(1980), guard Sherrod Arnold (1982 and 1983) 
and Learando Drake (1984). 
—CSU qualified for the NAIA District 20 bas- 
ketball tournament seven consecutive seasons 
(1977-84), and played in two NAIA national tour- 
naments (1982-84), finishing third nationally in 

—The 1985-86 CSU Men's Basketball team post- 
ed a 16-11 record in its first season of play on the 
Division I level, the best ever for a first year Di- 
vision I Independent (since broken). 
— The CSU basketball team posted nine consec- 
utive winning campaigns between 1977-86 a 
stretch in which they averaged 24 wins a season. 
The last squad to finish above the .500 mark was 
the 1985-86 team that finished 22-6. Senior guard 
Darron Brittman led the nation in steals that sea- 
son with 139. 

— CSU guard Rod Parker is the third-leading ca- 
reer scorer (911 points) in CSU's seven-year Di- 
vision I history. 

— The CSU men's basketball team has partici- 
pated in the National Association of Intercolle- 
giate Athletics (NAIA) national tournament three 
times: 1981, 1983, 1984. The team finished third 
in 1984, its last season of small college play. 

— CSU had five publication Ail-Americans, three of whom were on the Di- 
vision I level: Charles Perry (1985, Basketball Weekly, Midwest Region); 
Shawn Bell (1987, Basketball Times, Midwest Region Honorable Mention); 
and Laurent Crawford (1988, Street and Smiths' Pre-season Honorable Men- 
tion). Perry and Crawford played professionally in the CBA (Continental 
Basketball Association). 

— CSU has had six players drafted by NBA teams. The latter five played 
for Bob Hallberg, now head coach at the University of Illinois-Chicago. 

Wayne Molis (1966) 
Mike Eversley (1976) 
Kenneth Dancy (1980) 
Sherrod Arnold (1983) 
Terry Bradley (1984) 
Darron Brittman (1986) 

New York Knicks 
Chicago Bulls 
Washington Bullets 
Dallas Mavericks 
Chicago Bulls 
Milwaukee Bucks 

Did You Know? 

— CSU had a baseball player ranked nationally 
in Divison I statistics at the end of the 1990 
season. Outfielder Mike Clarke finished the 
season ranked 17th nationally in hitting (.442) 
and third in RBI frequency (1.2 per game). 
Clarke also set CSU single season records for 
(68), doubles (14), homers (13), RBI (56) and 
ranks in the top five in a number of career 
offensive categories. 

— CSU had an Academic All-American pitcher 
John Jahnke (84) was named to the 1983 NAIA 
Academic All-American team and posted a 7-3 
win-loss record. Jahnke finished his career 
(1983-84) third in career wins with 12. 
—In April 1989, the Baseball Cougars (19-21-1) 
defeated NCAA Tournament qualifier Notre 
Dame (47-12) 3-2 at Cougar Field. 
— The CSU baseball Cougars earned NAIA 
District 20 post-season bids in 1984, 1985, and 
1987 and were named Most Improved Team in 
the CCAS (Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic 
Conference) in 1983 and 1984. 

CSU had 24 players named to CCAC all con- 
ference baseball teams between 1967-1987, 14 
of whom played under current head coach Kev- 
in McCray. 1983 all conference infielder Brian 
Twardosz was named to the NAIA All-District 
20 team as well that year, winning the district 
batting title hitting .453. 

CSU pitcher John Jahnke (84) was named a 



Co-SIDA (College Sports Information Direc- 
tors of America) Academic All-American in 1983 
and 1984. 

— The CSU baseball team received its first ever 
national ranking in 1988, placing 35th in the 
1988 NAIA pre-season poll. The 1987 team fin- 
ished the season with a 25-25 mark (the most 
wins by a CSU team since 1972) and captured 
the 1987 Bradley University Fall Tournament. 

Play Ball! ! ! 

— Baseballer John Johnson (84) led the nation (NAIA) in 
stolen base percentage during the 1983 season (25-25, 
1.000). Johnson was also named to the 1983 NAIA All- 
District 20 team. 

—On May 12, 1967, CSU pitcher Mitch Fox set a record 
by striking out 18 batters in a 7-0 win versus Rockford 
College. Fox also set a school record for earned run average 
that season (0.78 in 23 innings). 

— Although CSU is yet to have a player reach the major 
leagues, head coach Kevin McCray has had nine players 
selected in the annual major league draft and two players 
sign with teams in Mexico since coming to CSU in 1981. 
Before his arrival CSU had not had a player drafted since 
catcher Steve Kashirsky signed with the Atlanta Braves 
in 1966. 

Tom Reynolds (83) 
John Johnson (84) 
Reginald Brock (87) 
Joe Pagan (88) 
Augie Gonzalez (89) 
Steve Polewski (90) 
Clyde Earl (91) 
John Mallee (91) 

Cleveland Indians 
Pittsburgh Pirates 
Cincinnati Reds 
Pittsburgh Pirates 

Pittsburgh Pirates 
Pittsburgh Pirates 
Philadelphia Phillies 

Did You ... Did You 

— CSU Tennis Coach Lonnie Wooden and Track Coach Sudie 
Davis were doubles partners at CSU during the mid-1970s. 
— WrestUng Coach Derrick Hardy was a Division II AU-Amer- 
ican at CSU in 1979-80. That same year Hardy participated in 
an international cultural exchange program that toured Japan 
and South Korea. Hardy finished his CSU career (1977-80) 
with a 89-18 record. 

—Former Cougar basketball forward James Parker ('90) plays 
for a professional team in Venezula. 

—CSU once had a swim team. CSU's swimmers finished sev- 
enth in the Division II national tournament during the 1976- 
77 season. The team finished fifth in 1977-78 and had seven 
swimmers named AU-Americans. 

—Reggie Wilson became the first athlete in CSU history to 
earn Division I AU-American honors when he placed sixth at 
177 lbs at the 1987 Wrestling National Championship at the 
University of Maryland. 

—The "Colonel" served as the mascot of Chicago State sports 
teams from the 1920s (then Chicago Normal College) through 
the early 1970s. The original mascot was named in honor of 
Colonel Francis W. Parker, a former officer in the Union Army 
and superintendent of the Dayton, Ohio public school system 
who served as principal of CSU (then Chicago Normal School) 
from 1884-87. The mascot was changed to the current "Cou- 
gars" in 1974. 

-From the 1930s until the late 1950s, CSU (then Chicago 
Teachers College) had a synchronized swim team sponsored 
by the W.A.A. (Women's Athletic Association). Later named 
the Tritons, they were the only women team that men were 
allowed to join. They gave a performance every spring. 



Go Go Go 

Did You Know? 


— CSU had a hockey team that competed in the Ilhnois Collegiate 
Hockey League (ICHL) from 1970 to 1979 and was perennially 
competitive in the circuit compiling a 161-76 record. They captured 
league titles in 1973, 1974, 1976, and 1977. 



Wt. Class 


Reggie Wilson('86-87) 

177 lbs 

NCAA Division I— 6th place (1st NCAA Div. I 

Frank Shepard ('84-85) 

Heavy wt. 


Lionel Keys('83-84) 

158 lbs 


Frank Shepard('83-84) 


NCAA Division II— 7th 

Chandler Mackey('79-80) 


NAIA— 4th 

Derrick Hardy('79-80) 

177 lbs 

NAIA— 3rd NCCA Division I— 4th place (1st 
NCAA Div. II Ail-American) 

Tyrone Eberhart('73-74) 

177 lbs 


Melvin Bland('73-74) 

126 lbs 

NAIA— 3rd (1st Chicago State All-American) 

Cougars! ! 

Sign Of 

As the Normal Teacher Training School was grow- 
ing, progressing and changing its name, the clubs, or- 
ganizations and Greeks were changing too. Some 
groups came and stayed and others left to be replaced 
by new ones according to the times. The following is 
a brief history of these continuing changes found in 
the Emblem Yearbook archives. 

1939— Most clubs were education oriented. Science, 
Math, Geography and Philosophy clubs. Cui Bono dis- 
cussed psychological bases ideas and problems and 
Little Theatre was the drama club. 

1946— Art Guild was started the year before. Great 
Books Seminar, was where students could read and 
great authors and discuss them. There was the Inter- 
national Relations Club that was concerned with the 
United Nations and the U.S.A. after World War II. 

1947 — An orchestra was started. 

1952 — Little Theatre was started again, but renamed 
the Theatre Workshop. Future Teachers of America 
recruited high school students to enroll at CTC (Chi- 
cago Teachers College). 

The Kappa Alpha Psi stepping. 

1968 — Emblem Yearbook is given life after a ten 
year absence, also given a new life was the Inter- 
national Relation Club that was renamed the 
Midwest Model United Nations. New clubs in- 
clude German, Russian, String Quartet, Band and 
several others. 

1970 — African-American Organization, Christian 
Science Organization, Newman Club, Mama's and 
Papa's, and over ten Greek organizations were 
born in the interest of the students. 

1953— The Math Club became the KME (Kappa Mu 
Epsilom) and Camp Workshop started so that faculty 
and students could share their concerns and interests 
at a campsite. 

1957 — Cui Bono is reborn as the Psychology Club. 
F.A.E.A. (Future Art Education Assoc.) was open to 
education and art education majors. 

1972 — Biological Science Organization, Black Ex- 
pressions, Black Psychological Assoc, Cafeteria 
Card Club, L.A.S.A. (Latin American Student As- 
soc.) were new. The Art Club became Shilio-ghor 
and the Mature Students Club created the Day 
Care Center with Dr. Rena Krizmis. 

1974 — Beta Boys, University Center Board, and 

The Times 

The Jazz Clut 

the French Club were added this year. 

1976 — Business and Administration 
Student Assoc, Concert Band, Jazz 
Ensemble, Judo Club and Shilio-ghor 
became the Art Club again. 

1979-80 — Emblem Yearbook becomes 
REflections until 1983. Women's Club, 
Chess Club, and Wine psi phi became 
part of the club scene. 

1982-83— Chemistry Club, Caduceus 
Society, ROTC, Fencing Club, Dietet- 
ics Club, Minority Research Biomed- 
ical Support Program, Pep Squad, and 
the Student Nurses Assoc. (SNACS) 
all joined the bandwagon of organi- 

The Model IlHnois ("idvernment 

1984— Political Science Club, Ac- 
counting Society, and Radiation Ther- 
apy were started for goal oriented stu- 
dents to join. 

1985— Evening Student Club, Menag- 
erie (now Amandla Ngewethu!), Oc- 
cupational Therapy, Baptist Student 
Union, Pan American Club, Side Cell 
Support Group, and American Mar- 
keting Assoc, opened opportunities for 
more student involvement. 

1986— L.A.S.A. defunct and O.L.A.S. 
(Organization of Latin American Stu- 
dents) evolved, Social Service Work- 
ers Club, Modern Languages Organization made new 
waves progress for the individual. 

1987— SOMRAS (Society of Medical Records), Hotel 
and Restaurant Management Club, Industrial Edu- 
cation and Technology Assoc, were clubs for the busi- 
ness and technological person. 

1988 — CSU Gospel Choir was started for involvement 
of all. 

Chicago State's 

Francis W. Parker, Principal 

Cook County Normal School, 1883-1899 

Ella Flagg Young, Principal 
Chicago Normal School, 1905-1909 

Dean Raymond M. Cook, Head 
Chicago Teacher's College, 1948-1965 

Arnold Tompkins, Principal 
Chicago Normal School, 1900-1905 

.John A. Bartky, President 

Chicago Teacher's College, 1938-1942 

Presidential Facts 

— Daniel Wentworth was the first 
principal of Cook County Normal. 

— Colonel Parker expanded the cur- 
riculum to 2 years and was responsi- 
ble for many of the modern trends in 
education still in practice today. 

—Ella F. Young stressed the impor- 
tance of practice teaching and was the 
first woman to become superinten- 
dent of schools. 

—William B. Owen, the first presi- 
dent, extended the curriculum to three 
years and gave athletics more empha- 

— Verne O. Graham helped to extend 
Chicago Normal College program to 
4 years; 2 years of general instruction 
and 2 years of professional education. 

Past Presidents 

Verne O. Graham, President 
Chicago Normal College, 1936-1938 

William Bishop Owen, President 
Chicago Normal College, 1909-1928 

Daniel S. Wentworth, Principal 

Cook County Normal School, 1869-1882 

— John A. Bartky served four years 
as president before being summoned 
to serve in the Navy. 

— J.I. Swearingen served as acting 
president in the absence of President 

— Raymond M. Cook, elected as Head 
Dean of Chicago Teacher's College, 
saw House Bill 491 enacted, which 
made state funds available for public 
education in 1951. 

— Milton B. Bryd became president 
at a crucial time, enrollment was up 
and negotiations for a new site for the 
college began. 

Benjamin H. Alexander, President 
Chicago State University, 1974-1982 

Milton B. Byrd, President 
Chicago State University, 1966-1974 

Our Humble Beginning 


On December 28, 1981, a fifty ton boxcar donated to Chicago State 
University (CSU) by Illinois Central Gulf Railroad was placed on campus. 
The boxcar symbolic of the University's beginning, was converted into a 
museum that housed relics and treasures collected over CSU's existence. 

On Wednesday, May 12, 1982, then president Benjamin H. Alexander 
and the CSU Advisory Council held the dedication ceremony for the Chi- 
cago State University Boxcar Museum. The event took place at the boxcar 
location north of the B Classroom Building (now BHS Building). Alumni 
were invited to join with university faculty, staff, students and invited 
dignitaries to participate in the ceremony. They had an opportunity to 
view some of the memorabilia from the old campus which was located at 
6800 South Stewart. 

For a short time in 1867, CSU, then known as Normal Teacher Training 
School, held classes in a leaky boxcar on the railyards in Blue Island while 
other arrangements were being made to accomodate the students. The 
Chicago State University Boxcar is representative of that experience. 


CSU's 318th Commencement 

Gwendolyn Brooks (pictured right), Illinois Poet 
Laureate, lashed out at one-sided negative reports on 
the Black family saying that more public recognition 
must be given to successful Black families in the same 
way attention is given to problems in the Black Com- 

"I know there are Black weaknesses and failings. 
But many of us ache, ache for balance in these con- 
temporary reports . . . There are many fine Black fam- 
ilies who don't hit the headlines very often," Brooks 
declared amid applause in a speech at the 318th Com- 
mencement Exercises of Chicago State University last 

At the colorful and impressive ceremony which co- 
incided with CSU's 125th anniversary, nearly 1,000 
students received their bachelor's and master's de- 

Two distinguished persons, Vernon Jarrett, a lead- 
ing Sun-Times columnist and TV news commentator, 
and Dr. Lily Golden, a Black Russian scholar, were 
awarded honorary doctorate degrees of humane let- 

The two were honored in recognition of their out- 
standing contributions to the research and teaching 
of African and African-American history and advo- 
cacy of issues pertaining to Black people. 

Brooks, CSU Distinguished Professor of English, 
congratulated the two persons for their awards and 
work for Black people, and noted that the Black fam- 
ily is facing enormous difficulties. However, she said 
many Black families have achieved stability and made 
worthwhile accomplishments. 

"We all know that the Black family is having a real 
tough time in this particular era," she said. 

While deploring the activities of the "drug hustler 
around the corner" and the teen mother, she said equal 
recognition must be given to successful "sane young 
mothers" and Black men. 

Brooks pointed out that problems in the Black com- 
munity such as drugs, alcoholism, and homicide are 

also faced by white people as well. "But, we have 
firm families of integrity, love, affection, merri- 
ment and commitment to high ideals," she said. 
"There are wholesome families, morally nour- 
ished and nice families." 

She noted that such families hold large reun- 
ions and create scholarship funds for their chil- 
dren's education and build reserves for the eld- 

In calling for the success of corrective programs 
to deal with weaknesses in the Black community, 
Brooks said that these successful Black families 
must be well recognized at the same time. 

"The necessary corrective programs must flour- 
ish, individually, state, nation, and world-wide," 
she said. "But those who have already succeeded 
must be announced, featured, and credited." 

Earlier, in her speech. Brooks paid tribute to 
CSU President Dolores Cross for her outstanding 

"I admire Dr. Cross . . . She has brought honor 


Dr. Lily Golden 

to this area," she said amid applause. 

Brooks read a poem entitled, "Captain Do- 
lores" dedicated to the outstanding leadership 
qualities and achievements of the CSU presi- 

Under Cross' leadership, CSU has achieved 
an unprecedented enrollment of 8,500 stu- 
dents, a 40 percent increase since June 1989 
coupled with improved student academic per- 

Cross attributes the success of CSU to the 
dedicated team effort of the faculty, staff, and 
students. She says this has been made possible 
because of the CSU's Model of Student Success 
which focuses on recruiting, retaining and ul- 

timately providing students with windows of opportu- 
nity for career and professional advancement, through 
internships and a pipeline to graduate and professional 


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CSU Business Hall of Fame 

The McCormick Center Hotel was the site of the sixth annual Hall of Fame Recognition Banquet 
sponsored by Chicago State's College of Business and Administration on Sept. 27, 1991. Cirilo McSween, 
owner of five McDonald's restaurants in Chicago, was featured as this year's inductee. 

McSween, who opened the first McDonald's on State Street (1979), is not only a restauranteur but 
an insurance magnate and civil rights activist as well. A board member of the Martin Luther King, 
Jr. Center for Non-Violent Social Change. Chicago Urban League, Operation Push and the Panama 
Canal Treaty Task Force, McSween is the first African-American to sell a million dollars of life 
insurance in one year. 

A native of the Republic of Panama, McSween set records in the c}uarter mile for his college track 
team, and was a star athlete in the Pan-American Games. 

Dr. Clinton Bristow Jr., Dean of the College of Business, gave opening remarks and introduced CSU 
President Dolores Cross, who provided a welcome address. Dr. Eldridge Freeman Jr.. Chairman of the 
Hall of Fame, introduced WMAQ-TV anchor Art Norman. Freeman and Bristow officially inducted 
McSween into the Hall of Fame. 

In his remarks, McSween spoke of his humble beginnings in Panama, relating how his family lived 
in a one room and had to go outside to the bathroom and wait in line. "My parents always inspired 
us and expected more," he said. 

Arriving in Chicago during the winter was an experience for McSween. He said it was below zero 
when he arrived, and to make matters worse, he spoke halting English. McSween spoke of the civil 
rights struggle and many things done today that could not have been done 25 years ago. "It's not to 
win but everything is life. It's not to be triumphant, but to struggle with honor," McSween said. 

CSU's Second Annual 
"5K Run/Walk" 

Preparations were well underway for Chicago State University's second annual "Educate Your 
Body oK Run/Walk" on Saturday, Sept. 28, 1991. The 3.1 mile event, which attracted 700 persons 
last year, began promptly at 8:30 a.m. on the University's campus. 

The first 500 registrants received a free T-shirt. First, second and third place awards were given 
at a post-race reception to the female and male winners in each of the following categories: best 
runners, best walkers and best runners 60 years of age or older. All participants who finish the 
race received a certificate. 

In preparation for the event, CSU President Dolores Cross and a group of enthusiastic runners 
and walkers participated in a 45-minute mini-run on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Cross, an avid marathoner, 
offered participants some training tips. The participants also learned proper warm-up and stretch- 
ing exercises. 

Chicago State Achieves Nearly 12 

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Percent Fall Enrollment Increase 

Chicago State University achieved a nearly 12 percent student 
enrollment increase over fall 1990 raising the University's stu- 
dent count to 8,004, the largest ever in the institution's history. 

"More students are enrolling on a full-time basis," remarked 
President Dolores E. Cross in a speech at the University's fall 
convocation highlighting the University's increased enrollment. 

According to official University figures, undergraduate en- 
rollment this fall went up 16.7 percent. 

Cross said the University added 80 new classes at the cost of 
$100,000 to accommodate the increased fall 1991 enrollment. 

Noting that the University also experienced significant in- 
creases in enrollment last fall and spring, Cross said the insti- 
tution's achievements reflect the positive efforts of the whole 
University community and a good feeling as the University marks 
its 125th anniversary. 

"As we review the dimensions of time from our beginning in 
1867, we see successive stages in our moving from strength to 

"Today, the energy level is high on campus; one can almost 
sense the adrenaline, but if we do not seize the moment, we 
could lose it and drift into a deadening inertia." 

"It is not enough to rest on our recent successes," she declared. 

In keeping with her avowed aim to ensure student success, 
Cross announced the merger of the offices of Admissions and 
Financial Aid into an Admission and Financial Center under one 

"The purpose is to create a "one stop" process for incoming 
students and for the university to be able to address the two 
most important questions asked by students: Can/will I be ad- 
mitted into the university? How can I pay for my education?" 

Other plans announced by the president include advancing 
programs for a weekend college, residence halls, satellite sites, 
a College of Engineering, a B.A. degree in Journalism, the Gwen- 
dolyn Brooks Center of African-American Literature, and a de- 
gree program in African-American Studies. 

Under CSU's pipeline program with the University of Min- 
nesota, CSU students will pursue master's and doctorate degrees 
at the University of Minnesota. 

CSU will also institute new measures to focus on achievement 
and excellence among the student body including the expansions 
of the Dean's List and Honors Program to an Honors College. 

Cross said she envisions an "Innovators Hall of Fame" where 
members from all University divisions will be recognized through 
modest monetary awards and campus recognition. 

The University will also increase funding for faculty devel- 
opment support programs and involve more and new faculty in 
the retention incentive grant program as well as increasing ef- 
forts to obtain more private financial support, she said. 

The Sound of 

Chicago State 

Learning the 


ABC's of CSU 



Top photo: CSU students having a laugh during a social func- 
tion on campus. 

Photo above: CSU apparel being modeled by two fashionable 

Right photo: The ladies of Sigma Gamma Rho stepping. 




Michael Jordan flew through the 
air with the greatest of ease. The 
28 year old basketball star of the 
Chicago Bulls lead his team to the 
NBA championship in 1991 and 
1992. In this photo he drives up 
the lane for a finger roll lay-up 
during a game with the Houston 

Anita Hill/Clarence Thomas 

President Bush nominated Clarence Thomas, a 43-year old conservative Re- 
publican, to replace the retiring Justice Thurgood Marshall on the Supreme 
Court. Nearly three months later he was confirmed by the U.S. Senate by a vote 
of 52-48. But, it was a tumultuous confirmation process. After a series of public 
hearings, the Senate Judiciary Committee split 7-7 on his nomination. Just days 
before the full Senate was to vote, some serious allegations of sexual harassment 
were raised. Professor Anita F. Hill, a 35-year old law professor from the Uni- 
versity of Oklahoma and former assistant for Thomas at the E.E.O.C, claimed 
she was the victim of sexual harassment while the two worked together about 
10 years earlier. The Senate committee reconvened and heard about three days 
of riveting testimony from Thomas and Hill and a group of supporters from 
both sides. The full Senate then debated the issue and voted to confirm the U.S. 
Appeals court judge to the nation's highest court. 

Thurgood Marshall 

Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American member of the Supreme Court, was less than a 
week shy of his 83rd birthday when he announced on June 27. 1991, that he was retiring. His 24 
years on the bench followed 23 of fighting before that court and others for the rights of the 
oppressed and forgotten. 

He won 29 of the 32 cases he argued before the Supreme Court while he was head of the NAACP 
Legal Defense Fund and, later, while he was the federal government's solicitor general. No victory 
was sweeter, or more earthshaking, than his 1954 coup in Brown vs Board of Education when the 
court ruled that racially segregated schools were unconstitutional. 

Marshall, the great-grandson of a slave, grew up in Baltimore and graduated from Lincoln 
University in Pennsylvania. He was refused admission to the University of Maryland Law School 
and attended Howard University instead. He traces his passion for civil rights to his father, who 
was a country club steward. 

Marshall's pioneering civil rights career helped reshape the racial norms of the nation and 
earned him an exalted but untimely lonely position on its highest court. 

Destruction: Human 

and Environmental 

Kurdish refugees seeking shelter in the 


About 2 million Iraqi Kurds 
and other minorities fled north 
in April 1991 when Kurdish 
rebels in the north and Shiite 
Muslem rebels in the south 
failed to oust President Sad- 
dam Hussein in the aftermath 
of the Persian Gulf War. At 
least 6,700 of the Iraqi refugees 
died fleeing to the Turkish bor- 

The most common causes of 
death among the Kurds were 
diarrhea, respiratory infections 
and trauma, the Center for Dis- 
ease Control reported. And 63 
percent of all deaths occurred 
among children under age five. 

Military units from the Unit- 
ed States and at least seven 
other countries participated in 
a relief effort along with civil- 
ian agencies from about 20 

During the seven-month Ira- 
qi occupation of Kuwait, more 
than 730 oil wells were dam- 
aged or set ablaze. Firefighters 
were unprepared for the sight 
they met with in Kuwait — 
scores of oil wells sending 
plumes of red and orange flames 
30 yards into the air. Oil lakes 
and soot blackened the sand. 

Teams from the United 
States, Canada, China, Iran, 
Kuwait, Hungary, and France 
were all working together to 
clean up this environmental 

The effects ot war on a Kuwaiti city 

Stories That 

Retrospect — 

A profile in courage: 

Magic Johnson 

From now on the word "cour- 
age" will be spelled M-A-G-I-C, 
as in Johnson. I write this only 
a couple of hours after learning 
with the rest of the world that 
famed Los Angeles superstar 
guard Magic Johnson is afflict- 
ed with the dreaded HIV virus, 
meaning he is a prime candi- 
date to eventually succumb to 
AIDS itself. 

Forget the fact that Earvin 
"Magic" Johnson is a three- 
time NBA MVP who owns five 
NBA World Championship 
rings. Forget the fact that at the 
age of 32, Johnson has won eve- 
ry honor his profession can be- 
stow. Forget the fact that he 
and Boston's Larry Bird are 
credited with rescuing the NBA 
from the brink of financial dis- 
aster beginning in 1979, he and 
Bird's rookie year. 

Even forget the fact that 
Magic revolutionized the pro 
game as we know it and set the 
stage for his "Showtime" suc- 
cessor, Michael Jordan. 

But never forget the courage 
and guts that it took for Magic 
Johnson to stand in front of the 
world on Thursday, November 
7, and corroborate an Associ- 
ated Press report: "I have test- 
ed positive for the HIV virus. I 
just found out yesterday." 
Johnson left Michigan State 
University to join the Los An- 
geles Lakers in 1979 with two 
years of College eligibility left. 

"Should have stayed in col- 
lege and earned his degree," I 
told anybody who cared to lis- 


ten. "Of course, after he led the 
Lakers to the first of five cham- 
pionships and capped it all by 
playing all three positions in the 
deciding game, I changed my 

What now? Well, Magic says 
he is going to go on with his life. 
During the press conference, he 
was upbeat, his famed smile 
suddenly taking on a new 
meaning for me and others. 

"I'm going to become a 
spokesman for the AIDS move- 
ment and safe sex," he said. "If 
this can happen to Magic John- 
son, maybe people will realize, 
it can happen to anybody." 

There is no real upside to this 

situation. Because of his wealth. Magic 
will receive the best medical attention 
available. Because of his celebrity status 
he may cause at least a few people to 
change their lifestyles. After all, if it can 
happen to Magic, it can happen to any- 

Walter M. Perkins 

Touch The Heart 

Terry Anderson emerged on December 4, 1991, from the dark hole of 6 ' 2 years of captivity in 
Lebanon and was handed over to U.S. officials, ending a brutal hostage ordeal for both himself and 
the United States. 

Asked what kept him going in captivity, Anderson, the chief Middle East correspondent for The 
Associated Press, said it was his companions, his faith and his stubbornness. 

"You just do what you have to do," he said. "You wake up every day and summon up energy from 
somewhere, and you get through the day, day after day after day. 

Anderson, 44, the longest-held Western hostage, came to personify the long-running hostage ordeal. 
Asked if he had any last words for his kidnappers, he rolled his eyes and said: "Goodbye." 

The freedom of Anderson marked the end of a hostage saga that haunted two American presidencies. 

He was the 13th and last American captive freed since Shiite extremists in 1984 launched a campaign 
of seizing foreigners in Lebanon to drive out Western influence which they claim.ed corrupted the 
nation. Many of the Americans were tortured and beaten during their captivity, and three died. 

Terry Anderson is shown in Wiesbaden, Germany, on December 5, 1991, with former hostages Joseph 
Cicippio (left) and Alann Steen (right). 

The Fall and Rise 

Soviet President Makhail S. Gorbachev and his family were placed 
under house arrest in the Crimea on August 19, 1991, as an eight- 
man emergency committee led by Vice President Gennady Yanayev 
took power in a coup attempt in the Soviet Union. The Communist 
hard-liners who ousted Gorbachev sent the army's tanks rolling 
within a mile of the Russian Parliament building where Russian 
President Boris Yeltsin was staying. 

Yeltsin called on Russians to resist the takeover, and resist they 
did. Constructing a protective human wall around Yeltsin's head- 
quarters, his supporters demanded Gorbachev's return. A former 
Gorbachev advisor spoke to the crowds, denouncing the coup and 
demanding that Gorbachev be allowed to address the Soviet people, 
and hands were raised in applause. 

On Wednesday, as the Communist Party denounced the take- 
over, Yanayev and the other coup leaders fled Moscow. Latvia and 
Estonia declared immediate independence from the Soviet Union. 
Before dawn on Thursday, August 22, an Aeroflat jet arrived at 
Vnukovo airport, Moscow, bringing home Gorbachev and his en- 

The coup had failed, and before the day was through, all coup 
leaders were arrested except for Interior Minister Boris Pugo, who 
reportedly killed himself. 

President Yeltsin waved the white-blue-and-red Russian tricolor 
flag from the Russian Federation building before a crowd of about 
100,000 jubilant supporters celebrating the end of the three-day 
coup attempt. 

df a Country 

Life in a Dome 

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A sealed structure of steel and glass will be "home" for two years to four men and four 
women. The structure, called Biosphere 2, is about the size of 2 ' j football fields and contains 
all necessities of life. For two years, nothing will be introduced from the outside. 

In addition to eight humans. Biosphere 2 houses 3,800 species of animals and plants and 
five ecosystems. 

This $100 million project has taken seven years to put together and hopes to be the 
model for other self-sufficient environments. Planets other than Earth (Biosphere 1) may 
one day be the base for similar structures. 

Much skepticism has been expressed by the scientific community, however. Many sci- 
entists seem to feel this experiment a ridiculous sham, designed to draw spectators who 
will spend around $10 just to view the sphere and spend even more in the gift shop. 

Both participants and backers of the Biosphere 2 maintain that the project will provide 
significant data. 

A Man of a few Words 

Vice President Dan Qualye, was he a good choice for the position he 
holds? One thing for sure was that when he opened his mouth to say 
something, he gave the comedians plenty of good material for their 

How do you spell potato? 

Is Murphy Brown doing the right thing? 

Where's Dan? 

It's So Hard tc 

Throughout this past year, we lost many peo- 
ple who contributed their talents in the field 
of entertainment and literature. 

Blues legend Willie Dixon, who virtually cre- 
ated the rhythmic, lusty stomp of the Chicago 
blues, laying the foundation for rock and roll, 
died of heart failure at age 76. His own record- 
ing career never took off, but Dixon had enor- 
mous influence on post-World War II music as 
both a producer at Chess Records, where he 
worked with such rock progenitors as Chuck 
Berry and Bo Diddley, and, more importantly, 
as a composer. His classic tunes include "Hoo- 
chie Coochie Man", a 1954 hit for Muddy Wa- 
ters that was covered by Jimi Hendrix, and 
Howlin' Wolf's "Little Red Rooster", also re- 
corded by the Rolling Stones. 

Known to the world as Little Joe on Bonan- 
za, Pa on Little House on the Prairie, and the 
angel Jonathan Smith of Highway to Heaven, 
Michael Landon lost his battle to pancreatic 
cancer at age 54. Landon was not only a TV 
star, but also a producer who was family ori- 
ented and his programs were the kind the whole 
family could enjoy together. 

The son of educators, Alex Haley began his 
writing while serving 20 years in the Coast 
Guard which he joined in 1939, died of cardiac 
arrest at age 70. In the 1960's his articles ap- 
peared in various major magazines, and Haley 
gained prominence by coauthoring The Auto- 
biography of Malcolm X before the activist was 
gunned down in 1965. Haley explored his Af- 
rican heritage by flying to Africa and sailing 
back to America on a freighter, sleeping at night 
on a wooden bunk. This trek led to Roots: The 
Saga of an American Family that sold more 
than 1.5 million copies, won a special Pulitzer 
Prize, and became one of the most closely 
watched TV dramas in history. 

Dr. Seuss 

Miles Davis 

Say Good-Bye 

Willie Dixon 


Red Foxx 

Fred MacMurray 

Nancy Walker 

Sam Kinison 

Marlene Dietrich 

Robert Reed 

Gene Roddenberry 

Jose Ferrer 

Issac Asimov 

Michael Landon 


One of the many rallying points for 
international environmentalists was 
the Brazilian rain forest. Thousands 
of square miles of forest were being 
cut down and environmentalists from 
around the world petitioned govern- 
ments, held rallies and led marches to 
stop the devastation. 


On July 11, 1991, the moon slipped 
over the sun in the celestial ceremony 
of the eclipse, turning day into night 
for thousands of viewers and scien- 
tists. About 500 astronomers and tens 
oi thousands of tourists came to see 
the moon line up between the sun and 
Earth and plunge into darkness a 160- 
mile-wide swath stretching from Ha- 
waii to Mexico's Baja peninsula, cen- 
tral and southern Mexico, Central 
America, Colombia and Brazil. One af- 
ter another, spectators around the 
mountaintop astronomy observatory 
in Hawaii exclaimed, "Oh, my God!" 
as the sky went dark. This was the 
first time an eclipse path of totality 
passed over a major observatory, sci- 
entists said. One objective of the sci- 
entists was to learn more about why 
the sun's corona is about 3 million de- 
grees Fahrenheit, while the sun's sur- 
face is only 10,000 degrees. Other ex- 
periments involved taking photos 
through the sun's atmosphere and 
watching the effect on Earth's atmos- 
phere by the swift passage of the 
moon's shadow. 

After a positive evaluation of the fall sea- 
on it was hoped that the CSU Baseball 
;;ougars would make it over the hump. This 
eason to become a well known program in 
he Midwest. But after an early season in 
onsistancy, compounded by a series of 
)layer losses to inquiries and grades. The 
992 baseball season became a fight just to 
eep their heads above water. 

The season began with one of the tough- 
(st spring trips CSU ever scheduled, in- 
luding games against College World Series 
)articipant Oklahoma State University 
#10 in the nation at the time) and post 
m qualifiers Fordham University and 
iarvard University. The Cougars battled 
320 on the March 14-22 trip, but incon- 
istent defensive play limited them to a 1- 
2 record for the stretch. Their roster de- 
)leted by injury and academic casualties. 
The Cougars fought their way to a 5-6 rec- 
rd over their next 11 games, including a 
ouble header split against Big 10 cham- 
►ion Indiana University, but went on to a 
kid thereafter losing five of their next six 

d going 4-14 in their last 18 games. 

Keeping the Cougars afloat this season 
ras their offense in which six starters hit 
300 or better and had at least 40 hits. 
.•eading the way this year was Junior 
atcher Mark Winston, who put forth one 
f the best single offensive efforts in CSU 

history, leading the team in at bats (157) 
hits (55) batting average (.350) home runs 
(9) runs batted in (41) walks (35) and sto- 
len bases (23). The Minnesota Twins and 
Kansas City Royals have expressed inter- 
est in signing Winston, who is currently 
third on CSU's career home run list with 

Manning the infield this season for the 
Cougars senior Burt Montalbano freshman 
at first (.345, six homers, 34 RBI) second 
baseman James Garcia (.271, 27 RBI) sen- 
ior shortstop Danny Lewis (.304, 20 RBI) 
and junior Bill Parks (.349, 26 RBI) at third. 
Montalbano finished his career fourth 
among CSU hitters (.355). 

"We hit the ball really well this year," 
McCray said. "That was the strongest as- 
pect of this year's team." In the outfield 
for the Cougars this season were junior 
Curtis Eskridge (.319, 20 steals, .419 on base 
percentage) freshman James Renko (.295, 
19 RBI, 44 hits) and senior James Maddox 
(.289, 4 HR, 27 RBI). Supporting the Cou- 
gars starting areas were junior catcher-in- 
fielder Marc Newman (.316) freshman out- 
fielder Ron Knight (8 RBI) and senior out- 
fielder Fred Walts (.272) who filled in more 
than adequately at their respective posi- 

The lack of consistency in the Cougar 
defense this season adversely affected what 


may have been a respectable pitching staff 
this season, but the Cougar hurlers fared 
reasonably well under the circumstances (of 
168 runs scored against the Cougars on the 
spring trip, only 61 were earned). Junior 
lefty Paul Frank (0-6) pitched respectably 
despite his final record leading the Cougars 
in earned run average (4.12) and strikeouts 
(42), 12 of them coming in CSU's first win 
of the year against Cleveland State Uni- 
versity. Rounding out the starting rotation 
for CSU were Parks (2-3, 4.70), Maddox (2- 
5, 39 IP), Garcia (2-3, 4.70). In relief were 
juniors Gerald Davis (2-9, 25K) and Boyd 
Burke (2-1 in 31.2 innings). Parks was par- 
ticularly impressive early, striking out five 
Oklahoma State batters in the season 
opener, while Davis moved into second 
place on CSU's career win Ust with 14 vic- 

Front Row: Fred Watts, Mark 
Newman, Curtis Collins, Head 
Coach Kevin McCray, Jaime 
Garcia, Gerald Davis Jr., Asst. 
Coach Ronald Knight. Back 
Row: Asst. Coach Patrick Ra- 
demacher, James Renko, Boyd 
Burke, William Parks, Mark 
Winston, James Maddox. Paul 
Frank, Burt Montalbano, Roos- 
evelt Walker, Dan Lewis, and 
Curtis Eskridge. 

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Row: Natasha Reeves, Tiffany 
Herman, Jacqueline Staples, 
Rosalind Cunningham, Carmen 
Sandova. Back Row: Tammy 
Lee, (Team Manager), Nicole 
Henderson, Deitra Bailey, Ra- 
gina Jenkins, Marcy Hoffman, 
Alice Mataele, Shreemone An- 
derson, Head Coach Dartha 



The Chicago State University Men's Basketball team 
closed out the season with a win over Northeastern Illinois 
University (96-85) on February 27 bringing the Cougars' 
overall record to 7-21, an improvement over last year's record 
of 4-24. In the Northeastern competition, Mario Clark led 
the team with 24 points, while Reggie Burcy added 23, fol- 
lowed by Frankie Thames who contributed 21. Reggie Burcy 
also finished second among Division I leaders in steals with 
85 at 3.3 steals per game this season in scoring and rebound- 
ing with 16.8 points per game and 5.4 rpg. Ryan Malone 
totaled 112 assists at four assists per game. 

Above: Head Coach Rick 
Pryor. Below: Assistant 
Coach Calvin D. Pierce. 

First Row: Jamiyu Amu- 
wo, Dean Davis, Carnel 
Ross, Trea Price, Head 
Coach Rick Pryor. Second 
Row: Reggie Burcy, Alfred 
Stubbs. Third Row: Der- 
rick Van, Lee Sims, James 
Shettleworth, Frankie 
Thomas. Fourth Row: Des- 
mond Rice, Tony Barnes, 
Artis Culverson. Standing: 
Dennis Willis, Reggie 

To cap yet another frustrating season the CSU wresthng Cougars were defeated 
45-3 by Marquette University to finish the season at 1-13. The Cougars were again 
hit with the perennial problems of injury and forfeits in the heavier weight classes. 
"We're done until regionals," said head coach Derrick Hardy. "Our goal this year 
was basically just to make it through the season," he added. CSU had only three 
wrestlers available in the Marquette match. 

Despite their difficulties, CSU fared reasonably well on an individual basis. Leading 
the Cougars this season were senior Myron Meredith (14-11 at 150 lbs.) and juniors 
Jay Clemente (10-14 at 158 lbs.). Dale Rowlett (13-13, heavyweight) and Ozzie Holt 
(5-4, 118 lbs.). 

Freshman Bryan Moore (5-7 at 142 lbs.) was promising in his initial season. "It 
was difficult for us to get through the season (with healthy wrestlers) but we did. 
Our goal now is to stay healthy and get some fresh bodies for next year," he added. 

n ,0. a 

FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, Front Row: Sand Sali- 
nuddin, Eugene Hill, Ossie Holt, Mavrey Garrett. Back 
Row: Head Coach Darrick Hardy, Dale Rowlett, Tony 
Brooks, Sidney Pennix, David Hayes, Bryan Moore, 
Jay Clemente. Not Pictured: Timothy Berry. 

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The Chicago State University Women's Tennis team closed the 1991 season October 
19 with a perfect 20-0 record following an 8-1 victory over Grand Valley State University. 
The Cougars were led by Martha Gates (20-0 at No. 1 singles), Titania Turner (17-4 at 
No. 2 singles) and Crystal Embry (19-1 at No. 3 singles). 

Versus Northeastern Illinois University (October 11) the ladies dominated in both 
doubles and singles, winning 9-0. Against Ferris State University (October 18) the squad 
dropped two singles matches and a doubles match but still won 6-3. The team's perfect 
mark is the first in CSU sports history. 

"Winning big like this was one of the goals we made in the beginning of the season," 
said Head Coach Lonnie Wooden. "This perfect season will strengthen our chances of 
getting into the NCAA Championship in 1992 and becoming nationally ranked. I'm quite 
pleased with the teams' ability to remain disciplined throughout the season. We have 
had equal input from all of the ladies and now we are hoping to play some of the more 
established teams such as Northwestern, Purdue, and Notre Dame," he added. 

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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Martha Gates, Tiffany 
Brown, Angela Gipson, Marion Pitts, Crystal Em- 
bry, Titania Turner, Cynthia Pitts, and Coach Lon- 
nie Wooden. 







The Future" 


A toast: 

Here's to the beginning of a dream come true; 

That dream known as "The Future." 

Here's to you— the one's who don't beheve in impossible. 
Here's to you — the one's who keep the dream alive. 
Here's to you — the one's who earned it. 

We won't talk about all the headaches and heartaches 

You've been through to get where you are today; 

You know more about it than anyone. 

You triumphed over impossible odds getting to where you are 


You know that anything worth while is worth working for. 

You know that the key is persistence; 

This ain't the lottery 

There was a dream for you when you were born; 
That you would amount to something and be somebody; 
That you would bring into this life a special kind of joy, 
A special kind of promise . . . 

Your very first breath became a cry— 

You had entered a world naked and vulnerable and hungry. 

Your first needs were warmth, safety and food. 

From your very first breath, you were meant to be; 

You were determined to be. 

Opening your eyes you were amazed at a world you couldn't 


So, to escape the barriers of ignorance, 

The dream was "The Future", 

To keep our eyes on the prize. 

You've managed to keep your eyes on the prize: 
Golden horizons and ladders and stuff. 
You didn't lose sight of your goal. 

Y'all finally made it and 'bout to be released upon the world I 

(This is a send off you understand). § 

The said y'all was the future and now y'all ready to be put ^ 

to effect. I 

"Politically correct." I 

You've got your new lease on Hfe, so don't forget I 

where you came from and where you are going. ]* 

Where did you come from? E 

Don't forget that life wasn't always easy when you were | 

struggling to get yours ... ' 

It's goin' on for real, y'all 

There's a world out there. 

The birth of a nation is at hand. 

Cheers evervone! and welcome to the world- 

Eric Nunnallv 




Michelle M. Abernathy 

Camille Adadevoh 

Michael A. Adekale 


Deborah K. Akins 


Benedict E. Anael 

Travis B. Armstead 

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Waliu 0. Ayanlaja 

Patricia C. Ballentine 

Velma L. Baham 

Crawford J. Baker 


Timothv T. Barker 

Antoinette E. Barnes 

Chenice L. Batts 

Pamela F. Bax 


Retha J. Beavers 

Gwendolvn A. Beckwnh 

Saheed Bello 


Saheed A. Bello 

Darlene Benjamin 

Marlene Benjamin 

Paul W. Bodjanac 

Reginald Brock 

Major: Special Education, BS 

Goal: Knowing the need for strong and effective leadership, 

I plan on becoming a principal hoping to help solve the 

problems that effect education. 

Philosophy: Know that the end is never near. If the light 

at the end of the tunnel is dim, dig in another direction. 

And never give up your control of your own destiny. 

Achievements: Captain of the 1987 Cougar Baseball Team, 

drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in June 1987, and achieving 

a 3.0+ G.P.A. after my professional baseball career ended. 

cqueline Biisvvell 

Lisa D, Bridges 

Renita L. Bridges 

Carol Brockington 

Gwendolyn Brooks 

Carlos Brown 

Leslie C. Clark 

Major: Economics, BS 


Philosophy: The man from the airplane ain't gone to notice, 

so what the hey. 


James B. Brown Joyce E. Brown Mardie L. Brown Annie D. Brownlow 


Natalie E. Bumpers Sandra R. Burke Sheila M. Burks Gregory A. Bush, Jr. 

Valerie J. Butler Seokgu By 

Anita F. Carson Marjorie L. Cephus 


John R. Cleggett 

Deborah C. Coleman 

CeceUa Crenshaw 


Sharon Crockett-Ridgeway 

Cenabeth Cross 


Christine M. Crump Rodney K. Cummings 

Rolando M. Curingtt 

Tony R. Daughrity Michael A. Davenport Be\erlt> A. I 


Dwight B. Dav 

Harold E. Dade III 

Major: Corrections & Criminal Justice, BS 

Goal: Obtain a position in the Criminal Justice field. 


Achievements: Presidential Scholar, National Dean's List, 

Illinois House of Representative Student Awardee 

Geraldine Eluby 

Munir K. Eltobgi 

Margaret Etukudt 


Tamar Evans 

Nasim F. Farooqi 

Patricia Fleming 

Angela D. Foster-Woods 

Richard F. Forniss 

Major: Industrial Education, BS 
Goal: Obtain a position in school administration. 
Philosophy: Work with the best you have, while improving 
the least you have — "I CAN". 

Achievements: U. B.C.J. A. Journeyman Carpenter, Case- 
makers of America, Member African-American Chamber 
Commerce, Architectural Drafting Certificate 

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Ethel G. Funderburg 

Patricia R. Gavmon 

Monique Gibbs 

Louise Y. Goodner 

Oscar L. Grady 

Gwendolyn C. Green 

Kristen E. Gregg 




Keith J. Griffin 

Willie C. Griffin 


Dawn L. Hacker 

Barbara A. Hammer 

Doris L. Hampt 

Reginald L. Hardaway 


Patricia A. Harmon 

Corrine Harris 

Kim A. Harrison 

Winona S. Henderson 

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Mary L. Henley 

Gregory A. Hill 

Michael B. Hill 

Alzeldia Hollie 

Carmen E. Holmes 

Vorice Hayes 

Major: Special Education, BS 

Goal: Pursue a teaching career in special education anc 
further my education into the administrative field. 
Philosophy: "Let Go, And Let God." There is a "Supreme 
Being" always there to strengthen and guide you. This has 
been the positive motivating force within my life. 
Achievements: National Dean's List 

P-;*%J^-2li^fc»^ ■;..■-;. 


Anthony Horton 

Tina A. Hudson 










Johnnie Iverson 

WiUie B. Iverson 

Carlton Jackson, Jr. 


Allie M. Ivy 

Major: Early Childhood Education, BS 
Goal: To teach and work with young children as long as the 
Lord keeps me mobile enough to work. 
Philosophy: Do for others as you wish them to do for you, 
and to be a helping hand wherever it is needed. 
Achievements: Raising 9 children and 3 foster children, con- 
tributing time to the community, working as a pre-school 
teacher, and attending school to receive my degree in ed- 

Grace W. Jacobs 

Vivian C. James 

Joyce M. Janover 

Zelma B. Jarvis 

Janet L. Jeffries 

JaCynthia Jemine Jacquelyn R. Jemison-Love Dana M. Jenkins 

Marchan Johnson 

Minnie L. Johnson 

Serilla M. Jones 


Shawn L. Jordan 

Jacques R. Joseph 

William D. Keith 

Eleanor C. Keys 


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Elizabeth A. Kilburn 

Devondra L. King 

Reginald J. King 

Sherry P. King 

Tekuru A. Kpea 

Frank Lagodny 


Felicia A. Lampkin 

Tanva A. Lasso 

Vernice M. Lawrence 

Leontine J. Lee 

Claudette Lewis 

Joe L. Johnson, Jr. 

Major: Graphic Design/Secondary Ed., BA 
Goal: To expand my knowledge of art in general, improve 
my overall skills, and create a medium in which I can sup- 
port myself through my creative endeavors. 
Philosophy: "You knew the job was dangerous when you 
took it." 

Achievements: CSU Baseball Team 1989, Staff/Sports Ed- 
itor of Tempo-3 years, and Talent Scholarship 1991-92. 


Margaret R. Mabry 

Nichelle D. Manuel 

Stephen Manuel 

Linda E. Martin 

Bridget L. Mason 

Pearlie A. Mason 

Gloria W. Jones 

Major: Corrections & Criminal Justice, BS 
Goal: To use my educational knowledge and training to help 
others, teach in classes in a college setting, but most im- 
portant to work in "community corrections" on the federal 

Philosophy: That in order to obtain riches in life, one has 
to give more than one receives. 

Achievements: While raising a family, receiving my G.E.D., 
several certificates from Olive-Harvey College, a B.S. in Ed- 
ucation from CSU, and two certificates from CSU including 
one for a seminar. 



ister Fannie M. McCullough Stacy 


Brett McGruder 

Charlotte L. McClain Gwendolyn A. McCray 

Chauncev W. Moore 

Joethelia Moore 

Lvnette Moore 

Stewart Morales 


Cheriff A. Morgan 

Gloria J. \evin 

Melody Nichols 

Andrea B. Nicholson 

Noah L. Nicholson 

Milton M. Norris 

Douglas E. Ogbomo 

Duncan E. Oli' 

Maria del Carmen Orozco Jim A. Otokii 

Wateka Kleinpeter 

Major: B.O.G., BA 

Goal: Author a few books, hopefully a best seller, and to 

help troubled teens, dropouts, and improve adult literacy. 

Philosophy: I don't always know what I want, but I know 

what I don't want. 

Achieuments: Receiving my college degree and my work 

with TEMPO. 

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Kina C. Peppers 


Mel Phillips. Jr. 

Felicia K. Porter 

Ana M. Torres 

Major: Bilingual/Bicultural Elementary Education, BS 
Goal: To teach in a complete bilingual setting and to con- 
tinue on to graduate school specializing in school admin- 

Philosophy: Educate yourself as much as you can, it will 
l)e something that no one nor anything will ever take away 
from you. 

Achievements: CSU Presidential Scholar, National Hispan- 
ic Scholarship Fund Recipient, National Dean's List, Dean's 
List of the College of Education, Curriculum and Instruc- 
tion Honors Recognition, CSU Leadership Award. 


John E.C. Porter 

Patricia A. Porter 

Eleanor J. Powell 

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Reginald L. Price 

Juanita J. Ratliff 

Ivan A. Rebensteiger 


Cvnthia D. Roberts Monica M. Robertson 

Bethsheba Robinson 


Darryl T. Rolark 

Karen D. Royster 

^bimbola M. Sheleru 

Katrina D. Sherilf-Carter L'Tanya M. Shinn 

Willie J. Simmons 

Elvis Slaught 

Rita A. Stallings 

Sylvia I. Valdivia 

Major: Nursing, BS 

Goal: To become a Nurse Practitioner and helping teenage 


Philosophy: To keep on going and never give up no matter 

what happens. 

Achievements: CSU Outstanding Leadership Award 1987 

and 1991, O.L.A.S. Outstanding Leadership Award 1987. 

X'alerie L. Stewt 



Martha Vincenty 

Major: Psychology, BA 

Goal: To receive a Ph.D. in child psychology and to have 

my own private practice some day. 

Philosophy: "Live and let live." If you're happy doing what 

you're doing, don't let anyone stop you. 

Achievements: The experience I gained working on the 

yearbook and maintaining my sanity 

Samantha Thomas-Noyes Yolanda J. Thompson 

Sandra M. Topps 

Felicia D. Towns 

Sylvia Towns 

Dorothy L. Townsend 

Emily L. Tvler 

Donald J. Vavrinek 


Willie J. Ward 

Klizaheth A, Walsn 

Tracev L. Wats 

Melva E. Weathers Deburah Weatherspi- 

Earl B. Weaver 

Henry R. West. Jr. 

Angela M. Whi' 

Kimberlv .A. White 

Luevenia White 


Norman L. White 

Michael R. White 

Lois White-Fuller 

C\Tithia D. Wilcoxon 


Gwendolyn Williams Juanita L. Williams 

Wanda R. Williams 

Arnold Wilson 

Betty J. Wilson 

Lorenzo R. Wilson 

Paula Y. Wilson 

Calista M. Winford 


Angela D. Woodard 

Leslie A. Wynne 

Frieda J. Young-Hodge 


Graduate Index 

Pages 132-133 

Michelle M. Abernathy 
Psychology, M.S. 

Camilla Adadevoh 

Michael A. Adekale 
Corrections & Criminal Justice 

Deborah K. Akins 

Guidance & Counseling, M.S. in Ed 

Aisha Albakri 

Lewis C. Alexander 
Management, B.S. 

Sherri L. Allen 
Emotionally Disturbed, M.S. 

Shariba K. Amegatcher 
Math, B.S. 

Vinnie M. Amerson 
Accounting, B.S. 

Benedict E. Anaele 

Corrections & Criminal Justice, M.S. 

Travis B. Armstead 
Chemistry, B.S. 

Javier Arriola 
Spanish, B.A. 

Waliu O. Ayanlaja 
Management, B.S. 

Patricia C. Ballentine 
Accounting, B.S. 

Velma L. Baham 
Special Education, B.S. 

Elva L. Bailey 

Crawford J. Baker 
Occupational Education, M.S. 

Raynordo G. Bank 
Math, B.S. 

Dalanda V. Banks 
Special Education, B.S. 

Wayne D. Banks 
Data Processing, B.S. 

Timothy T. Barker 
Physical Education, B.S. 

Antoinette E. Barnes 
Business Education, B.S. 

Chenice L. Batts 
Accounting, B.S. 

Pamela F. Bax 

Guidance & Counseling, M.S. in Ed 

Pages 134-135 

Retha J. Beavers 
Elementary Education, M.S. 

Gwendolyn A. Beckwith 
Guidance & Counseling, M.S. 

Ganiyo A. Bello 
Accounting, B.S. 

Saheed Bello 

Saheed A. Bello 
Management, B.S. 

Darlene Benjamin 
Accounting, B.S. 

Paul Bodjanac 

Corrections & Criminal Justice, B.S. 

Reginald Brock 
Special Education, B.S. 

Jacqueline Boswell 
BOG, B.A. 

Earl A. Bowers 

Elementary Education/Span., B.S./B.A. 

Clotera G. Bowman 
BOG, B.A. 

Lisa D. Bridges 
Speech, B.A. 

Renita L. Bridges 
Marketing, B.S. 

Carol Brockington 
Secondary Education, B.S. 

Gwendolyn Brooks 

Chief School Official, M.A. 

Carlos Brown 

Physical Education, M.S. 

Leslie C. Clark 
Economics, B.S. 

Pages 136-137 

James B. Brown 
Education, B.S. 

Joyce E. Brown 

Early Childhood Ed., B.S. 

Mardie L. Brown 
Business Management, B.S. 

Annie D. Brownlow 
Education, B.S. 

Rolando M. Curington 

Corrections & Criminal Justice, M.S. 

Tony R. Daughrity 
Curriculum & Instruction, M.S. 

Michael A. Davenport 

Beverley A. Davidson 
Accounting. B.S. 

Pages 138-139 

Natalie E. Bumpers 
Special Education, B.S. 

June Davis 

Special Education, M.S. 

Sandra R. Burke 
Computer Science, B.S. 

Carlotta M. Dawkins 
Accounting, B.S. 

Sheila M. Burks 
Elementary Education, B.S. 

Dwight B. Dawson 
Art, B.A. 

Gregory A. Bush, Jr. 
Computer Science. B.S. 

Joan E. DeBock 
Business Education, B.S. 

Valerie J. Butler 

William E. Dennis 
Biology/Psychology, B.S./B.A. 

Seokgu Byoun 
Occupational Ed., M.S. 

Darryl Dentley 
Management, B.S. 

Anitra F. Carson 
Psychology, B.A. 

Lorena Doxy 
Mathematics, B.S. 

Marjorie L. Cephus 
Science, M.S. 

Venida Duncan 
Mathematic/ Education, B.S. 

Crystal M. Cherry 
Curriculum & Instruction, M.S. 

Harold E. Dade III 
Criminal Justice, B.S. 

John R. Cleggett 
Accounting, B.S. 

Geraldine Eloby 

Medical Record Admin, B.S. 

Deborah C. Coleman 
Early Childhood Ed., B.S. 

Mijnir K. Eltobgi 
Art, B.A. 

Cecelia Crenshaw 

Corrections & Criminal Justice, M.S. 

Clandell Ervin 

Sharon Crockett-Ridgeway 
Psychology, B.A. 

Margaret Etukudo 
Geography, B.A. 

Cenebeth Cr 
Art, B.A. 

Tamar Evans 
Pohtical Science, B.A. 

Christine M. Crump 
Business, B.S. 

Nasim Farooqi 
Library Science, M.A. 

Rodney K. Cummings 
Elementary Education, B.S. 

Patricia Fleming 

Angela D. Foster-Wood 
Marketing, B.S. 

Pages 140-141 

Ethel Funderburg 
Psycholog>-, B.A. 

Maria Garica 
Geography, B.A. 

Joyce Gardner 

Business Management, B.A. 

Patricia R. Gaymon 
Business Management, B.S. 

Monique Gibbs 
Business Marketing, B.A. 

James C. Gill 

Physical Education, M.S. 

Henry J. Glees 
Corrections, M.S. 

Louise Y. Goodner 
Computer Science, B.S. 

Oscar L. Grady 
Education, B.S. 

Gwendolyn C. Green 
Education, M.S. 

Nichole Green 
PoHtical Science, B.A. 

Ki-isten E. Gregg 
Education, B.A. 

Keith J. Griffin 
Correction, M.S. 

Louise M. Griffin 

Willie C. Griffm 
Education, M.S. 

Maureen S. Haas 

Guidance and Counseling, M.S. 

Dawn L. Hacker 
Biology, B.S. 

Barbara A. Hammer 
Psychology, M.S. 

Doris L. Hampton 
Psychology, B.A. 

Reginald L. Hardaway 
Psychology, B.A. 

Patricia A. Harmon 
Education, B.S. 

Corrine Harris 
Education, B.A. 

Kim A. Harrison 

Winona S. Henderson 
Chemistry, B.S. 

Pages 142-143 

Mary L. Henley 

Business Administration, B.S. 

Thomas H. Hibler 
Information System, B.S. 

Michael G. Higgins 
Accounting, B.S. 

Gregory A. Hill 

Michael B. Hill 
Psychology Education, M.A. 

Eleanor L. Holden 
Political Science, B.A. 

Alzeldia Hollie 
Psychology, B.A. 

Carmen E. Holmes 

Guidance and Counseling, M.S. 

Anthony Horton 

Tina A. Hudson 

Correction & Crim Justice, B.A. 

Abayomi C. Idowu 
Marketing, B.S. 

Amelia Imala 
Education, B.S. 

Elselena Irons 
Accounting, B.S. 

Johnnie Iverson 
Education, B.A. 

Willie B. Iverson 

Business Management, B.S. 

Carlton Jackson Jr. 
Correction, B.S. 

Allie Mae Ivy 
Education, B.A. 

Pages 144-145 

Grace Jacobs 
Information System, B.S. 

Vivian C. James 

Joyce M. Janovec 
Teaching of Reading, M.S. 

Zelma B. Jarvis 
Teaching of Reading, M.S. 

Sherry P. King 
Education, B.A. 

Tekura A. Kpea 

Correction & Criminal Justice, M.S. 

Frank Lagodney 

FeHcia Lampkin 
Criminal Justice, B.A. 

Pages 146-147 

Janet L. Jeffries 

Guidance & Counseling, M.S. 

JaCynthia Jemine 
Finance, B.S. 

Jacquelyn R. Jemison-Love 
Corrections & Criminal Justice, B.S. 

Tanya A. Lasso 
Criminal Justice, B.S. 

Vernice M. Lawrence 
Sociology, B.A. 

Renee Leach 
Medical Records, B.S. 

Dana M. Jenkins 

Earlv Childhood Education, B.A. 

Leontine J. Lee 

Marchan Johnson 
Sociology, B.A. 

Claudette Lewis 
Criminal Justice, M.S. 

Minnie L. Johnson 
Information Systems, B.S. 

Zora F. Lewis 
Education, B.A. 

Gloria W. Jones 

Correction & Criminal Justice, M.S. 

Paula L. Jones 
Accounting, B.S. 

Tracey Y. Lowe 

Business Management, B.S. 

Aretha Lucua 
Education, M.S. 

Serilla Jones 
Music, B.A. 

Joe L. Johnson Jr. 
A:-t, B.A. 

Shawn L. Jordan 
Medical Records, B.S. 

Margaret R. Mabry 
Education, B.A. 

Jacques R. Joseph 
Accounting, B.S. 

Loretta Madison 
Education, M.S. 

William D. Keith 

Eleanor C. Keyes 
Computer Science, B.A. 

Elizabeth A. Kilburn 
Education, M.S. 

Kimberly Mallett 
Sociology, B.A. 

Dionee Michelle-Manuel 
Computer Science, B.S. 

Stephen Manuel 
Sociology, B.A. 

DeVondra L. King 
Marketing. B.S. 

Linda E. Martin 
Education, M.S. 

Margo E. King 
Biolog>'/Teaching, B.A. 

Bridget L. Mason 
Political Science, B.A. 

Reginald J. King 
Correction, B.S. 

Pearlie A. Mason 

Business Management, B.S. 

Pages 148-149 

Doris J. Matthews 
Guidance & Counseling, M.A. 

Lauetta G. McAllister 
Information System, B.S. 

Fannie M. McCuUough 
Business Management, B.S. 

Stacy E. McGregory 
Data Processing, B.S. 

Brett McGruder 
BOG, B.A. 

James H. Nave 
Mathematics, B.S. 

Cozetta Nelson 

Business Management, B.S. 

Gloria J. Nevins 
Psychology, B.A. 

Pages 150-51 

Melody Nichols 

Correction & Criminal Justice, B.S. 

Andrea B. Nicholson 
Finance, B.S. 

Teresa McKee 
Medical Record, B.A. 

Noah L. Nicholson 
Education, B.S. 

Charolotte L. McClain 
BOG. B.A. 

Milton M. Norris 

Education Administration, M.S. 

Gwendolyn A. McCray 
Education. M.S. 

Gail L. McDonald 
Hotel/Resturant Mgmt, B.S. 

Lisa McMath 
Education, M.S. 

Dougla E. Ogbomo 
Accounting, B.S. 

Duncan E. Oliver 

Correction & Criminal Justice, B.A. 

Maria del Carmen Orozco 
Art, B.A. 

Marquel D. McPherson 
Information Systems, B.S. 

Yvonne M. Meeks 

Corrections & Criminal Justice, B.S. 

Jim A. Otokiti 
Accounting, B.S. 

Wateka Kleinpeter 
BOG, B.A. 

Elise R. Melvin 
Psychology, M.S. 

Doris L. Merrity 
Education, M.S. 

Dionne D. Mills 

Business Management, B.S. 

Joell B. Mitchell 
BOG, B.A. 

Chauncey W. Moore 
BOG, B.A. 

Joethelia Moore 
Accounting, B.S. 

Lynette Moore 
BOG, B.A. 

Stewart Morales 
Political Science, B.A. 

Cheriff A. Morgan 
BOG, B.A. 

Arlene Parker 

Correction & Criminal Justice, B.A. 

Myrtle C. Parker 
BOG, B.A. 

Lois T. Parks 
Education, B.S. 

Kina C. Peppers 
Biology, B.S. 

David Person 
BOG, B.S. 

Mel Phillips Jr. 
BOG, B.A. 

Shelia A. Polk 

Guidance and Counseling, M.S. 

Felicia R. Porter 

Fashion Merchandising, B.S. 

Ana Maria Torres 
Bilingual Education, B.S. 

Pages 152-53 

John E.C. Porter 
BOG. B.A. 

Patricia A. Porter 
BOG, B.A. 

Eleanor J. Powell 

Correction & Criminal Justice, B.A. 

Dennis Rubystine 
Business Education, B.S. 

Cheryl L. Sales 
Education, B.A. 

Abimbola Sheleru 
Accounting, B.S. 

Pages 154-55 

Maria R. Price 
Biolog>-. B.S. 

Reginald L. Price 
Speech, B.A. 

Barbara Pulliam 

Medical Records Adm., B.S. 

Katrina D. Sheriff-Carter 
Biological Science, M.S. 

L'Tanva M. Shinn 
BOG, B.A. 

Willie J. Simmons 

Correction & Criminal Justice, B.S. 

Juanita J. Ratliff 
Special Education, M.S. 

Ivan A. Rebensteiger 
BOG. B.A. 

Elvis Slaughter 

Correction & Criminal Justice, M.S. 

Jacqueline Smith 
BOG, B.A. 

Ruth N. Reddix 
Accounting, B.S. 

Lorraine C. Smith 
BOG, B.A, 

Betty e J. Reed 
Music, B.A. 

Lorraine C. Smith 
Business Management, B.S. 

Ulayou D. Reed 
Psychology, B.A. 

Virginia Resendez 

Guidance & Counseling, M.S. 

Sherry Smith 

Business Management, B.S. 

Rita A. Stallings 
Special Education, M.S. 

Cynthia D. Roberts 
Guidance & Counseling, M.S. 

Sylvia L Valdivia 
Nursing, B.S.N. 

Monica M. Robertson 
Data Processing, B.A. 

Valene L. Stewart 
Education, B.S. 

Belinda L. Robinson 
English, B.A. 

Bethsheba Robinson 
Business Management. B.S. 

Etta L. Robinzine 
BOG, B.A. 

Louisa Stuckey 
Education, M.S. 

Tina A. Swain 
Psychology, B.A. 

Martin Tate 

Industrial Technolog>', B.A. 

Darryl T. Rolark 
Sociology, B.A. 

Virda S. Taylor 

Guidance & Counseling, M.S. 

Dwayne Ross 

Business Management, B.S. 

Calvin Temple 
Finance, B.S. 

Ezekiel Ross 
Education, M.S. 

Barbara J. Thomas 
Guidance & Counseling M.S. 

Karen D. Royster 

Guidance & Counseling, M.S. 

Leandra A. Thomas 
Biology, B.S. 

Martha Vincenty 
Psychology, B.A. 

Pages 156-57 

Samantha Thomas-Noyes 
Psychology, B.A. 

Yolanda J. Thompson 
Computer Science, B.A. 

Sandra M. Topps 

Correction & Criminal Justice, M.S. 

Felicia D. Towms 
Data Processing, B.S. 

Sylvia Towns 
Psychology, B.A. 

Dorothy L. Townsend 

Correction & Criminal Justice, B.A. 

Emily L. Tyler 
Accounting, B.S. 

Donald J. Vavrinek 
Education, M.S. 

Isaac G. Vowal 

Industrial Technology, B.S. 

Willie J. Ward 

Correction & Criminal Justice, B.A. 

Elizabeth A. Watson 
BOG, B.A. 

Tracey L. Watson 

Correction & Criminal Justice, B.S. 

Melva E. Weathers 
Business Management, B.S. 

Deborah Weatherspoon 
Computer Science, B.S. 

Earl B. Weaver 
BOG, B.A. 

Elnora Wesley 
Education, B.S. 

Henry R. West 
Billogy, B.S. 

Angela M. White 

Correction & Criminal Justice, B.S. 

Kimberly A. White 
Sociology, B.A. 

Luevenia White 
Computer Science, B.S. 

Norman L. White 
BOG, B.A. 

Michael R. White 
Psychology, B.S. 

Lois White-Fuller 
Education, B.S. 

Cynthia D. Wilcoxon 
Sociology, B.A. 

Pages 158 

Gwendolyn Williams 
Childhood Education, M.S. 

Juanita L. Williams 
Psychology, B.A. 

Wanda R. Williams 
Sociology, B.A. 

Arnold Wilson 

Correction & Criminal Justice, M.S. 

Betty J. Wilson 
Education, M.S. 

Lorenzo R. Wilson 
Mathematics, B.S. 

Paula Y. Wilson 
BOG, B.A. 

Calista M. Winfors 
Finance, B.S. 

Angela D. Woodard 
Accounting, B.S. 

Leslie A. Wynne 
Occupational Therapy, B.S. 

Frieda J. Young-Hodge 
Education, B.S. 

Janice Ziegler 
Speech, B.A. 


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Imaobong E. Anana 

Corrections & Criminal Justice, MS 

Sentiman Lekgothoae 
Biology, MS 

Daaiyah Najeequllah 

Janice Richardson 

Alfred P. Van Allen, Jr. 
Business Administration, BS 

Dorthoy R. Williams 
Corrections & Criminal Justice 

Mary L. Woody 
Special Education, MS 



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staff '92: The 

Vorice Hayes 

Rod Heidelberg 

Carol Cuadrado 

Makers of Emblem 





George Brockman 
Eric Nunnally 
Dr. Steve Hofer 

Martha Vincenty 


Julia Dawson 

The Staff 

Left-Right: Carol Cuadrado, George Brockman, Jacquelyn Jordan, Rod Heidelberg, Julia Dawson, Vorice Hayes. 
Seated: Martha Vincenty. 


Editor's Letter 

Remarkable! I did it again with the help of my staff, 
and they didn't even try to kill me, they stood by me. This 
is my last Emblem as Editor-in-Chief and I hope it's the 
best yet. 

Researching the history of CSU was a lot of work, but 
fun. I think I can safely say that I put my heart and soul 
into this edition. Where is Tillie? Is the spirit of Colonel 
Parker walking on our campus as he once did at CSC? 
Tillie is found, she is the school spirit and pride within 
all of us. And yes. Colonel Parker is on campus watching 
us progress. 

Well, this was a year of change for CSU and Emblem. 
CSU is increasing in student population and Emblem will 
have a new editor after my two year reign. 

A great big thank you and a hug to my fabulous staff. 
Actually all a big pain, but pretty cool to work with and 
have as friends. Thanks George (camera, click) Brockman, 
Carol (Square) Cuadrado, Julia (Hey, babe) Dawson, Vor- 
ice (now Mrs. Hayes-Causey) Hayes, Rod ("Hail to the 
chief") Heidelberg, Jacquelyn (Jackie, "Did-you-eat?") 
Jordan, and Eric (the poet) Nunnally. Also, thanks to Ray 
Gilgenbach, our Herff Jones representative; Mary Kay 
Tandoi and her staff at Varden Studios; and Mr. Arthur 
Stephens our retired adviser who always checks up on us. 
And one more thank you to our new adviser of a few 
months, Dr. Steve Hofer. 

Martha Vincenty 
29 August 1992 

P.S. Hi mom, I graduated and hope you like this yearbook. 


The 1992 Emblem Staff would like to thank the following people and offices, whom 
without their help and support the Emblem would have been half baked. 

Mrs. Lisette A. Allison-Moore 

Lorrona G. Barnes 

Ms. Marcia Best 

David Blackmon 

Dr. Sherri Coe-Perkins 

Joe L. Johnson, Jr. 

Tony Perez 

Dr. Chernoh M. Sesay 

Mr. Albert Thompson 

Mr. Robert L. Weitz 
Mr. Larry Williams 
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